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ELearning in the Kinesiology of Exercise

Diaphragm

The diaphragm is a dome shaped sheet that separates the thoracic and abdominal cavities. It is composed of both muscle and tendon with tendon at the peak of the dome.


Origin

Not available.

Insertion

Not available.

Function

In the respiratory system, the diaphragm is an inspiratory muscle.

Diaphragm