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LECOM Bradenton PBL One-liners Anatomy Ch. 3 Thorax

Artery that determines coronary dominance

Posterior interventricular Usual origin of SA and AV nodal arteries Right coronary artery

Chamber that forms apex of heart

Left ventricle

Dermatome around nipple


Disease often associated with thymoma

Myasthenia gravis

Effect of parasympathetic nerves on lungs

Bronchoconstriction, Vasodilation

Effect of sympathetic nerves on lungs

Bronchodilation, Vasoconstriction

Heart chamber that contains moderator band

Right ventricle

Heart chamber with greatest sternocostal projection

Right ventricle

Inferior extent of lung at mid-axillary line

8th rib

Inferior extent of lung at mid-clavicular line

6th rib

Inferior extent of lung posteriorly

10th rib

Inferior extent of pleura at mid-axillary line

10th rib

Inferior extent of pleura at mid-clavicular line

8th rib

Inferior extent of pleura posteriorly

12th rib

Innervation of costal pleura

Intercostal nerve

Innervation of fibrous pericardium

Phrenic nerve

Innervation of mediastinal pleura

Phrenic nerve

Level where arch of aorta is continuous with descending aorta


Level where ascending aorta is continuous with arch of aorta


Location of ductus arteriosus

Between left pulmonary artery and aorta

Location of SA node

Cristae terminalis

Major chamber that forms base of heart

Left atrium

Major vessel that drains the musculature of the heart

Coronary sinus

Most common cause of systolic ejection murmur

Aortic stenosis

Name given to portion of right ventricle prior to beginning of pulmonary trunk

conus arteriosum or infundibulum

Needle location for therapeutic pleural tapping

Superior to 12th rib, posteriorly

Nerve potentially injured with repair of patent ductus arteriosus

Left recurrent laryngeal Nerve

Rationale for aspirated small objects to go to right primary bronchus

Wider diameter, shorter and more vertical

Rib associated with sternal angle

Second rib

Rib paralleled by horizontal fissure of right lung


Rib related to oblique fissure of lung posteriorly


Ridge located between sinus venarum and right ventricle

Cristae terminalis at the root of the SVC

Site for auscultation of aortic valve

Right 2nd interspace

Site for auscultation of mitral valve

Left 5th interspace, mid-clavicular line

Site for auscultation of pulmonary valve

Left 2nd interspace

Site for auscultation of tricuspid valve

Xiphisternal joint

Spinal levels of greater splanchnic nerve


Spinal levels of least splanchnic nerve


Spinal levels of lesser splanchnic nerve


Structures that lie to right and left of thoracic duct

Azygos veins, aorta

Structure that lies immediately posterior to manubrium


Termination of azygos vein

Superior vena cava

Thoracic structures that can compress the esophagus

Left bronchus, aorta and Diaphragm

Veins that unite to form brachiocephalic

Subclavian and internal Jugular

Veins that unite to form superior vena cava

Right and left Brachiocephalic

Vertebral level associated with sternal angle

Disc between TV4-5

Vertebral level at inferior angle of scapula


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