Thoracic diaphragm

What is Thoracic diaphragm?

This is an internal skeletal muscle sheath located across the lower rib cage which separate thoracic cavity from abdominal cavity. Its major function is in inspiratory phase of respiration.

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my husband suffers with his back and now has continuous huccups?are these related.he has been exercising to help core muscles.could the muscles be...

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Hiccups are common in persons who have problem of Acid Peptic Disorder. The acid in stomach irritates the stomach...

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Xray result reads: fibrocalcific densities in both upper lobes. Linear densities in the left lower lung field. Pulmonary vascular markings are...

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Fibrocalcific densities densities in both upper lobes of lung fields are due to sequel of infection.Infection...

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I have a sharp abdominal pain on my left side when I breathe in deeply. I went to the doctor today and he told me I need to get an ultrasound to be...

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You have mentioned that the pain is sharp and is located in your abdomen on left side at the level of belly button.
Since you have pain when...

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