Bones

Ribs

Deltoid

Pectoralis major

Ribs

Manubrium - Body of sternum ^ Costal cartilage

Xiphoid process Spinal column

External oblique Rectus abdominus

Linea alba

Sternum Clavicle

Deltoid

Pectoralis major

External oblique Rectus abdominus

Linea alba

External oblique (cut)

Tendinous intersection

Internal oblique

Transversus abdominus

Figure 7.14 Anatomy of the chest and abdomen: (a) bones of thorax (b) muscles.

External oblique (cut)

Tendinous intersection

Internal oblique

Transversus abdominus

The chest contains the following bones: ® sternum: breast bone ® clavicle: collar bone ® ribs: 12 pairs.

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