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Body Cavities

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thoracic cavity surrounded by the rib cage, muscular diaphram seperates it from the abdominal cavity; includes the plural, pericardial and mediastinum
dorsal cavity posterior surface of the body
cranial cavity houses the brain
vertebral/spinal cavity houses the spinal cord
plural cavity houses the lungs
mediastinum cavity houses the esophagus, trachea, and contains the pericardial cavity
paricardial cavity contains the heart
abdominopelvic cavity ventral cavity that is subdivided into two other cavities
abdominal cavity (contains digestive organs) contains the stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys
pelvic cavity contains urinary bladder, part of the lg. intestine, and the internal reproductive organs
ventral cavity interior surface
"order" of cavities from surface to deep ventral to thoracic to plural to mediastinum to pericardial
Created by: lovinthreeangels