Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Thoracic viscera in situ

Anterior view of thoracic contents, rib cage intact

Image #116-2

KEYWORDS: Bones joints cartilage, Rib cage, Overview.

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Thoracic viscera in situ
Anterior view of thoracic contents, rib cage intact
1 . Upper pointer: Phrenic nerve Lower pointer: Anterior scalene muscle
2 . Upper lobe right lung (in cupula pleurae, which has been opened)
3 . Subclavian artery
4 . Internal thoracic artery
5 . Upper lobe right lung
6 . Horizontal fissure right lung
7 . Middle lobe right lung
8 . Oblique fissure
9 . Inferior lobe right lung
10 . Diaphragmatic pleura
11 . Xiphoid process
12 . Sheath rectus abdominis muscle (posterior surface)
13 . Upper pointer: Rectus abdominis muscle (cut off) Lower pointer: Sheath of rectus abdominis muscle (anterior surface)
14 . Vagus nerve
15 . Trachea
16 . Left internal jugular vein
17 . Thymus
18 . Sternoclavicular joint
19 . Manubrium of sternum
20 . Upper lobe left lung
21 . Anterior mediastinum
22 . Oblique fissure
23 . Lower lobe left lung
24 . Cut edge of costal pleura at line of reflection onto mediastinum (upper pointer) and diaphragm (lower pointer)
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