Thoracic diaphragm

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Diaphragm
Respiratory system.svg
Respiratory Seestem
Details
Precursor Septum transversum, pleuroperitoneal folds, body wall[1]
Artery Pericardiacophrenic artery, Musculophrenic artery, Inferior phrenic arteries
Vein Superior phrenic vein, Inferior phrenic vein
Nerve phrenic an lawer intercostal nerves
Identifiers
Laitin Diaphragma
Greek διάφραγμα
MeSH A02.633.567.900.300
Dorlands
/Elsevier
12293509
TA A04.4.02.001
FMA FMA:13295
Anatomical terminology

In human anatomy, the thoracic diaphragm, or simply the diaphragm (Auncient Greek: διάφραγμα diáphragma "partition"), is a sheet o internal skeletal muscle[2] that extends athort the bottom o the thoracic cavity.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. mslimb-012 — Embryo Images at University of North Carolina
  2. Campbell, Neil A. (2009). Biology: Australian Version (8th ed.). Sydney: Pearson/Benjamin Cummings. p. 334. ISBN 978-1-4425-0221-5.