Thorax: Definition and Anatomy


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What is the thorax?

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1. What is the diaphragm?

2. What is a cephalothorax?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will test your understanding of the thorax. You will be evaluated on the determining factors of body regions and an area that is not a major region of the body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment tools will evaluate your knowledge of:

  • The cephalothorax
  • Major regions of the body
  • Definition of the thorax
  • Determining factors of major body regions
  • Definition of the diaphragm

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will give you the opportunity to practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the thorax and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the cephalothorax in a different light
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the diaphragm

Additional Learning

To learn more about the thorax, go over the lesson titled Thorax: Definition and Anatomy. You can expect the lesson to have the following objectives:

  • Identify all the regions of the body
  • Review what is included in the thoracic region of the body
  • Learn about the role of thoracic nerves
  • Recall information about arthropods and their thoracic region