How to use Chest-cavity in a sentence

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  • Kathy saw all the blood pooled in his chest cavity and ran to get a vac tube for a sample.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, and kidneys can move into the chest cavity through this hole, which is most often on the left side.

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  • In children with diaphragmatic hernia, the contents of the abdomen protrude into the chest cavity.

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  • During fetal development the presence of abdominal organs in the fetal chest cavity prevents the lungs from growing normally.

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  • An x ray showing bowel loops within the chest cavity confirms the diagnosis.

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  • 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.

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  • In surgical closure of PDA, called a ligation, the chest cavity is opened, the blood vessels are separated, and the PDA is sewn closed.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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