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Diaphragm

Descriptions of Diaphragm

Diaphragm: The thin muscle below the lungs and heart that separates the chest from the abdomen.
Source: National Institute of Health

Diaphragm: (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration
Source: WordNet 2.1

Diaphragm : musculofibrous partition that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity; contraction of the diaphragm increases the volume of the thoracic cavity aiding inspiration.
Source: CRISP

Diaphragm : The musculofibrous partition that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity. Contraction of the diaphragm increases the volume of the thoracic cavity aiding inspiration.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Diaphragm

Diaphragm: A diaphragm is a round shallow cup made of rubber that is filled with spermicide and inserted into the vagina to cover the cervix and prevent pregnancy.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Diaphragm

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