Journal of Clinical Respiratory Diseases & Care: Acesso Aberto


Diaphragm is an internal skeletal muscle that extends from bottom of thoracic cavity. Diaphragm separates heart and lungs from the abdominal cavity. Diaphragm helps in respiration. It is shallow and dome shaped structure that helps in easy respiration.

The diaphragm is the dome-shaped sheet of muscle and tendon that serves as the main muscle of respiration and plays a vital role in the breathing process. Also known as the thoracic diaphragm, it serves as an important anatomical landmark that separates the thorax, or chest, from the abdomen.

Related Journals of Diaphragm

Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews, Canadian Respiratory Journal, Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

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