Procedure B The Thoracic Cage

1. Review a textbook section on the thoracic cage.

2. As a review activity, label figures 14.5 and 14.6.

3. Examine the thoracic cage of the human skeleton and locate the following bones and features:

rib head tubercle neck shaft anterior (sternal) end facets true ribs false ribs floating ribs costal cartilages sternum sternal notch clavicular notch manubrium body xiphoid process sternal angle

4. Complete Parts C and D of the laboratory report.

Figure 14.3 Label the features of the (a) cervical, (b) thoracic, and (c) lumbar vertebrae.

Figure 14.3 Label the features of the (a) cervical, (b) thoracic, and (c) lumbar vertebrae.

Human Rib Cage Skeleton
(c)

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What are the functions of individual bones and features? Search these and review the anatomy of the skeleton at http:// www.mhhe.com/biosci/abio/martinlmwq.mhtml

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Figure 14.5 Label the bones and features of the thoracic cage. -1-
Thoracic Cage Labeling Human Thoracic Anatomy

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  • adriano
    What is the relevance of anatomy of the thorax to medical laboratory?
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