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1

mediastinum

thick midline
extends from the sternum anteriorly to thoracic vertebrae
and from the superior thoracic aperture to inferior thoracic aperture

2

what lines the pleural caviyty

mesothelial membrane
this is the pleura

3

layer lining the pleural cavity

parietal pleura

4

layer on the lungs

visceral pleura

5

costo-diaphramic recess

between the costal pleura and diaphramagmatic pleura
in inspiration it becomes larger

6

structures in the lung root (hilum)

main bronchus
terminal branch of the trachea
one pulmonary artery
2 pul veins
bronchial arteries
lymph nodes draining the pulmonary plexus and lung of autonomic nerves

7

how are the lungs divided

L lung divided into upper and lower lobes by oblique fissure
R lung had oblique fissure and horizontal fissure - divide into upper middle and lower lobes

8

what does the antior border of the lung do

separate the costal from mediastinal surface

9

what does the lower border do

separate the costal and diaphragmatic surfaces