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Terms from Thorax

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BIOL 2005
Elizabeth Nisbet

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I. Terms from Thorax (12-03) dissection Many additional terms in Rev 01 – Thorax.doc A. Clavicle Sternoclavicular joint B. Scapula Coracoid Acromion C. Skin Epidermis Dermis Subcutaneous tissue/superficial fascia Deep fascia Retinacula cutis D. Breasts (Mammary Glands) Retromammary space Suspensory ligaments Nipple Areola Lactiferous ducts E. Muscles Pectoralis major Clavicular head Sternocostal head Pectoralis minor Clavipectoral fascia Serratus anterior Transversus thoracis F. Vessels Cephalic vein Thoracoacromial artery Axillary artery Lateral thoracic artery Internal thoracic artery and vein (right and left) G. Nerves Lateral cutaneous branch of spinal nerve Intercostobrachial nerve Lateral pectoral nerve Medial pectoral nerve ( pectoralis minor) H . Ribs Sternocostal joints, synovial cavity I. Thoracic cavity Superior thoracic aperture (aka thoracic inlet) Inferior thoracic aperture (aka thoracic outlet) II. Terms from pleural cavity dissection Many additional terms in Rev 01 – Thorax.doc A. Pleural cavity (right and left) Endothoracic fascia Parietal pleura Costal Mediastinal Diaphragmatic Cupula (aka cervical) Visceral pleura Costomediastinal recess (left) Costodiaphragmatic recess (left and right) B. Lung Apex Horizontal fissure (right) Oblique fissure (right and left) Superior, middle (right), and inferior lobes Cardiac notch (left) Lingula (left) Cardiac impression Grooves for aortic arch and esophagus Root Hilus Main bronchus Superior, middle (right), and inferior lobar bronchi Position relative to pulmonary arteries and veins C. Miscellaneous Esophagus Aorta, descending aorta Sympathetic trunk Sympathetic ganglia Gray ramus communicans White ramus communicans Phrenic nerves Intercostal veins, arteries, nerves Vagus nerves Recurrent laryngeal nerve Ligamentum arteriosum III. Terms from heart dissection A. Mediastinum Anterior, middle, posterior, and superior mediastinum B. Heart Fibrous pericardium Serous pericardium Parietal layer Visceral layer (aka epicardium) Pericardial cavity Transverse pericardial sinus Oblique pericardial sinus
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