File:Diaphragm components.jpg

From Embryology

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Diaphragm cartoon showing embryonic contribution

Five elements contribute to the diaphragm.

septum transversum - central tendon

3rd to 5th somite - musculature of diaphragm (More? [skmus6.htm Somites])

ventral pleural sac - connective tissue

mesentry of oesophagus - connective tissue around oesophasus and IVC (More? [git.htm Gastrointestinal Tract])

pleuroperitoneal membranes - connective tissue around central tendon

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current15:49, 24 August 2009Thumbnail for version as of 15:49, 24 August 2009600 × 450 (41 KB)MarkHill (talk | contribs)Diaphragm components cartoon Image Source: UNSW Embryology