Diaphragm - Diaphragma

Anatomical hierarchy

General terms > Myology > Muscles of thorax > Diaphragm

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Description

Origin: Ventral bodies of the second through fourth lumbar vertebrae via the diaphragmatic tendon.

Insertion: Costal arch of the rib cage.

Action: Inspiration.

Nerve: Phrenic.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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