Thoracic diaphragm

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Diaphragm
Respiratory system.svg
Respiratory Seestem
Details
PrecursorSeptum transversum, pleuroperitoneal folds, body wall[1]
ArteryPericardiacophrenic artery, Musculophrenic artery, Inferior phrenic arteries
VeinSuperior phrenic vein, Inferior phrenic vein
Nervephrenic an lawer intercostal nerves
Identifiers
LaitinDiaphragma
Greekδιάφραγμα
MeSHA02.633.567.900.300
Dorlands
/Elsevier
12293509
TAA04.4.02.001
FMA13295
Anatomical terminology

In human anatomy, the thoracic diaphragm, or simply the diaphragm (Auncient Greek: διάφραγμα, translit. diáphragma, lit. '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.