Alexis

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  1. Diaphragm
    Increases volume of thoracic cavity by pulling central tendon inferiorly
  2. External intercostals
    Elevates the ribs during forced expiration
  3. Internal intercostals
    Depresses the ribs during forced expiration
  4. Transversus thoracis
    Assists internal intercostals in depressing the ribs
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AHSJ1029
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Alexis
Updated:
2011-03-09 21:40:01
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Anatomy
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Description:
Respitatory Muscles of the thorax
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