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Bony Thorax

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List the 3 structures that make up the bony thorax. Sternum, Thoracic vertebrae, 12 pairs of ribs
What is the term for the long, middle aspect of the sternum? Body
The most distal aspect of the sternum does not ossify until a person is approx _____ years of age. 40
The total sternum length on an average adult is about ___ inches (____ cm). 6; 15
The xiphoid end of the sternum is at the approximate level of the ______ vertebra. T9-10
The sternal angle is angle is at the level of _________. T4-5
What is the name of the joint that connects the upper limb to the bony thorax (the only bony connection between the bony thorax and upper limbs)? Sternoclavicular joint
What is the name of the section of cartilage that connects the anterior end of the rib to the sternum? Costocartilage
What distinguishes a true rib from a false rib? Connection for sternum
T/F: The 11th and 12th ribs are classified as false and floating ribs. True
T/F: The anteriior end of the ribs is called the vertebral end. False
Which aspect of the ribs articulates with the transverse process of the thoracic vertebrae? Tubercle
List the 3 structures found within the costal groove of each rib. Nerve, Artery, Vein
Which end of the ribs is most supperior
Created by: danielle89