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Body cavities

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Where is the abdominal cavity and what does it contain? Space below the chest containing organs such as the liver, stomach, gallbladder, and intestines.
Where is the cranial cavity and what does it contain? Space in the head containing the brain and surrounded by the skull. Cranial means pertaining to the skull
Where is the diaphragm cavity and what does it contain? Muscles separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities. Moves up and down when breathing
Where is the Dorsals(posterior)? Pertaining to the back
Where is the mediastinum? Centrally space outside of an in between the lungs
Where is the pelvic cavity and what does it contain? Space below the abdomen containing portions of the intestines, rectum, Urinary bladder and reproductive organs. Pelvic means pertaining to the pelvis. Composed of the hips and bones surrounding the pelvic cavity p
Where is the peritoneum and what is it? Double folded membrane surrounding the abdominal cavity. Attaches abdominal viscera to muscles and functions as a protective membrane around the organs.
What is pleura? Double folded membrane surrounding each lung
Where is the spinal cavity and what does it contain? Space within the spinal column containing the spinal cord.
Where is the thoracic and what does it contain? Space in the chest containing the heart, lungs, bronchial tubes, trachea, esophagus, and other organs.
What is ventral (anterior)? Pertaining to the front
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