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Intercostal nerves

Intercostal nerves

The ventral rami of the thoracic nerves from segments t1 through t11. The intercostal nerves supply motor and sensory innervation to the thorax and abdomen. The skin and muscles supplied by a given pair are called, respectively, a dermatome and a myotome.


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Effects on the urinary system of drinking too much beer

... is strongly stimulated, nerve impulses are sent along the phrenic and intercostal nerves to inspiratory muscles and breathing resumes. - It is impossible for small children ...

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by Ice84
Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:50 pm
 
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Topic: Effects on the urinary system of drinking too much beer
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