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THE ANATOMY OF THE RIBS & BREATHING

THE ANATOMY OF THE RIBS & BREATHING
Living in Greenville and curious about the ribs and breathing anatomy? The purpose of the rib cage is to be the attachment for our respiratory muscles in order to aid in breathing, as well as, serve as aprotective shield for the vital organs (the heart, lunges, and major blood vessels). To achieve these purposes, the rib cage is composed of 12 ribs. Each rib connects between each of the 12 thoracic vertebral bodies. For example, rib 5 connects between the thoracic vertebrae 5 and 6 bod...
Posted on 2018-07-15

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