Questions Over Abdominal Wall Muscle

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Questions Over Abdominal Wall Muscle

The abdominal wall has four main muscles, which were covered entirely in the previous class. Test your knowledge of these muscles by taking up the questions below and answering as quickly as possible. All the best as we continue to dive deeper into the human anatomy in the next classes!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Pectin pubis is the same as the pectineal line or the line of the pubic ramus. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    You have two rectus abdominuses. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    If the xiphoid process breaks off it will hit the _____.
  • 4. 
    The inguinal ligament runs from the _____ (superior) to the _____ _____ (inferior). 
  • 5. 
    The inguinal ligament is not a ligament. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Where does rectus abdominus not have an attachment
    • A. 

      Xiphoid process

    • B. 

      Iliac crest

    • C. 

      Pubic symphysis

    • D. 

      Lower ribs

  • 7. 
    Transversus Abdominus inserts on the linea alba, pubic crest, and pectineal line 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    _____ _____ divides the rectus abdominus into two muscles. 
  • 9. 
    If you contract all abdominal muscles at the same time you get trunk ______. 
  • 10. 
    Aponeurosis means flat tendon 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which muscles aponeurosis always goes in front to form rectus sheath?
    • A. 

      External Oblique

    • B. 

      Rectus Abdominus

    • C. 

      Internal Oblique

    • D. 

      Transverse Abdominus

  • 12. 
    Internal Olbique's aponeurosis always split with one anterior and one posterior. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When nerves T7-T11 cross the costal margin to the abdominals they change their name to the _________ nerves. 
  • 14. 
    T12 is always called subcostal from when it exits the spinal cord to when in innervates the abdominal muscles. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    L1 nerve becomes what nerve(s). (select all that apply) 
    • A. 

      Thoracoabdominal

    • B. 

      Subcostal

    • C. 

      Iliohypogastric

    • D. 

      Iliolinguinal

  • 16. 
    What is an anastomses? 
    • A. 

      Where blood vessels merge

    • B. 

      Where nerves merge

    • C. 

      Where tendons merge

    • D. 

      Where muscles attach

  • 17. 
    Subclavian and Internal Thoracic Arteries don't ever meet. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Internal Thoracic artery runs ____ to costal cartilage. 
  • 19. 
    Internal thoracic divides into two arteries, superior epigastric being more lateral than musculophrenic. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The external iliac artery divides into the ________ ______ _______ and the _______ _______. 
  • 21. 
    For every artery there is a vein counterpart (minus a few exceptions). 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Everyone has a thorascoepigastric vein. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Thoracoepigastric vein develops because the _____ _____ _____ is compressed. Visable thoracoepigastric in the abdominal area is called ______ ______ . 
  • 24. 
    The deep inguinal ring is an actual opening. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    If a structure goes through the deep inguinal ring it is called a direct hernia 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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