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Regarding Human Respiratory system - choose the incorrect one :


( A ) The thoracic chamber is formed dorsally by the vertebral column, ventrally by the sternum.
( B ) The lungs are situated in the thoracic chamber which is anatomically an air-tight chamber.
( C ) The anatomical setup of lungs in thorax is such that any change in the volume of the thoracic cavity will not be reflected in the lung (pulmonary) cavity
( D ) The thoracic chamber is formed laterally by the ribs and on the lower side by the dome-shaped diaphragm.
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(C) is the right answer.

In Human : The lungs are situated in the thoracic chamber which is anatomically an air-tight chamber. The thoracic chamber is formed dorsally by the vertebral column, ventrally by the sternum, laterally by the ribs and on the lower side by the dome-shaped diaphragm. The anatomical setup of lungs in thorax is such that any change in the volume of the thoracic cavity will be reflected in the lung (pulmonary) cavity
answered Apr 3, 2014 by pady_1
 

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