Walls of the Thorax

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Walls of the Thorax
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2014-05-05 14:29:57
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Walls of the Thorax
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  1. What makes up the upper aperture ?
  2. What makes up the lower aperture ?
  3. What makes up the cavity of the Thorax ?
  4. What is a costa ?
    A rib bone and its cartilage
  5. What are the True Ribs (vertebrosternal) ?
    What are the False ribs ? (vertebrochondral)
    What are the floating ribs ?
  6. Why is the thoracic cage important ?
    Respiration and organ protection
  7. Where do the 2 Upper posterior intercostals arteries arise from , and where do the lower 9 come from ?

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