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  1. the azygos and hemiazygos connect to each other by crossing the ________ of the body
    midline
  2. ___________ venous system drains right side of ___________ wall and empties into the SVC. variation can occur
    • azygos
    • thoracic
  3. the right bronchial vein drains into the ___________ vein
    azygos
  4. the left bronchial vein drains into the _________ vein or the left intercostal vein
    (accessory ) hemiazygos
  5. the hemiazygos dumps into the _______ vein
    azygos
  6. hemiazyos venous system left side drains to the _________ side.
    right
  7. what are the five areas of the thorax?
    inlet, outlet, pleural cavities, anterior thoratic wall (mammary gland & muscles) mediastinum
  8. identify boundaries and content of the pleural cavity?
    • lungs
    • inferior:diaphram
    • superior:
    • anterior:
    • posterior:
    • lateral:
  9. identify the boundaries and content of the mediastinum cavity?
    contents: brachiocephalic vein, superior vena cava, vagus nerve and recurrent laryngeal nerve, phrenic nerve, heart and great vessels, trachea and primary bronchi, inferior vena cava
  10. _______ of the neck is the inlet of the thorax
    root
  11. outlet of thorax is the ___________
    diaphram
  12. the xiphoid process is the midline for what structure(s)? superior level of the _________, central tendon of the _________, inferior border of ___________
    • liver
    • diaphragm
    • heart
  13. when numbering the ribs ___________ _________ is the first landmark to identify before you start counting.
    Sternal Angle
  14. the _____________what prevents the first rib from being palpated
    clavicle
  15. identify intrinsic muscles of the thoratic wall: _______________intercostals(superficial) , ______________ intercostals (middle), ___________ intercostals(deep)
    • External Intercostal mm. (Elevate)‏(superficial)
    • Anteriorly replaced by membrane
    • Internal Intercostal mm. (Depress)‏(middle)
    • Posteriorly replaced by membrane
    • Innermost Intercostal mm. (Depress)‏
    • Only found in most lateral of Space(deep)
  16. __________ intercostals -posteriorly, the muscle is replaced by ___________ intercostal membrane -fibers angled backwards -expiration=lowers ribs
    internal intercostals
  17. __________ intercostals -anteriorly, the muscle is replaced by ___________ intercostal membrane. It is superficiial and elevates.
    external
  18. ___________ intercostals are only found in the most lateral of space (deep), and depresses
    Innermost

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