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Categories: Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the 1728 Cyclopaedia without an article title parameter, Thoracic diaphragm, All articles lacking reliable references, Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the 1728 Cyclopaedia, Muscles of the torso
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diaphragm  midriff  thoracic diaphragm  Abdominal diaphragm  Caval opening
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(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration WordNet 3.0
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(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
The thoracic diaphragm, or simply the diaphragm, is a sheet of internal skeletal muscle in humans and other mammals that extends across the bottom of the thoracic cavity. Wikipedia
A thin sheet of muscle under the lungs Wikipedia Disambiguation
Sheet of internal skeletal muscle Wikidata
A sheet of muscle extending across the bottom of the ribcage, it separates the diafragma from the abdominal cavity and performs an important function in respiration. OmegaWiki
In mammals, a sheet of muscle separating the thorax from the abdomen, contracted and relaxed in respiration to draw air into and expel air from the lungs; also called thoracic diaphragm. Wiktionary
Anatomy: sheet of muscle separating thorax from abdomen. Wiktionary (translation)