Chest-cavity Sentence Examples
Kathy saw all the blood pooled in his chest cavity and ran to get a vac tube for a sample.
As Animal Planet explains, the rigid structure of their voice box and the smaller chest cavity limits the domestic cat's range, but not its ability to use sounds for communication.
Regular exercise and a nutritionally-balanced diet can help a patient to lose weight, thus decreasing the pressure on the chest cavity and improving the overall functioning of the cardiovascular system.
Diaphragm-The thin layer of muscle that separates the chest cavity containing the lungs and heart from the abdominal cavity containing the intestines and digestive organs.
The stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, and kidneys can move into the chest cavity through this hole, which is most often on the left side.Advertisement
In children with diaphragmatic hernia, the contents of the abdomen protrude into the chest cavity.
During fetal development the presence of abdominal organs in the fetal chest cavity prevents the lungs from growing normally.
An x ray showing bowel loops within the chest cavity confirms the diagnosis.
Patients with inflammation of the heart membrane, pneumonia, or arthritis may need surgical treatment to drain infected fluid from the chest cavity or inflamed joints.
In surgical closure of PDA, called a ligation, the chest cavity is opened, the blood vessels are separated, and the PDA is sewn closed.Advertisement
When the infant itself or a breathing machine applies pressure on the lungs in an attempt to expand them, a lung may rupture, causing air to leak into the chest cavity.
Your obliques engage every time you take a breath, helping to expand and contract the chest cavity as your lungs take in and exhale air.