Middle mediastinum

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Middle mediastinum
A transverse section of the thorax, showing the contents of the middle and the posterior mediastinum. The pleural and pericardial cavities are exaggerated since normally there is no space between parietal and visceral pleura and between pericardium and heart.
Latin mediastinum medium
Gray's subject #239 1092
Dorlands/Elsevier m_06/12518978

The middle mediastinum is the broadest part of the interpleural space.


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