Thoracic diaphragm

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Respiratory system.svg
Respiratory Seestem
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
Laitin Diaphragma
Greek διάφραγμα
MeSH A02.633.567.900.300
TA A04.4.02.001
FMA 13295
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.