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[Anatomy] The Thorax quizzes – Part 4 (15 questions)

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Visceral afferent fibers of the tenth cranial nerve are NOT distributed to which of the following?

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Visceral afferent fibers of the tenth cranial nerve are distributed to bronchial mucosa (for cough reflex), bronchial muscles (for stretch reception), interalveolar connective tissue (for Hering-Breuer reflexes, limiting respiratory excursions), and pulmonary arteries (as pressure receptors) and veins (as chemoreceptors)

The greater, lesser, and least splanchnic nerves are examples of what type of splanchnic nerves?

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The greater, lesser, and least splanchnic nerves are lower thoracic splanchnic nerves

The greater splanchnic nerve originates from which vertebral levels?

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The greater thoracic splanchnic nerve originates from vertebral levels T5–9

The fibers of the greater splanchnic nerve synapse in which ganglion?

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The fibers of the greater splanchnic nerve synapse in the celiac ganglion

The level of the domes of the diaphragm varies according to various situations. Which of the following does NOT affect the level of the domes of the diaphragm?

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The level of the domes of the diaphragm varies according to phase of respiration, posture, and size and degree of distention of abdominal viscera

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Which of the following passes through the caval opening of the diaphragm?

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The inferior vena cava, terminal branches of the right phrenic nerve, and lymphatics pass through the caval opening of the diaphragm

Which of the following does NOT pass through the esophageal hiatus of the diaphragm?

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The esophagus, anterior and posterior vagal trunks, esophageal branches of the left gastric vessels, and lymphatic vessels pass through the esophageal hiatus

Which of the following passes through the aortic hiatus of the diaphragm?

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The aorta, thoracic duct, and azygos vein (sometimes) pass through the aortic hiatus

Ribs are formed from which of the following?

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Ribs form from costal processes of thoracic vertebrae and thus are derived from the sclerotome of paraxial medoderm

The pleuropericardial membranes develop into what structures of the adult?

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The pleuropericardial membranes develop into the fibrous pericardium

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The entire cardiovascular system is derived from which of the following?

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The entire cardiovascular system is derived from mesoderm.

Which of the following is NOT derived from the original aortic arch system?

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The entire cardiovascular system is derived from mesoderm

The respiratory system is an outgrowth of what?

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The respiratory system is an outgrowth of the ventral wall of the foregut

Which of the following correctly describes the development of the lungs, in order?

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The lungs develop in the following periods: pseudoglandular period, canalicular period, terminal sac period, and alveolar period

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