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The tranversus thoracis lies internal to the thoracic cage, anteriorly. It is in the same layer as the subcostal muscles. It attaches medially to the internal surface of the sternum, and laterally to the internal surface of the second through sixth costal cartilages. It is supplied by ventral rami of intercostal nerves. It is almost completely without function, but it separates the thoracic cage from the parietal pleura. Sternum or breastbone is a long, flat bone located in the center of the thorax (chest). ...

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