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bio cavities & plane

cavities & planes

Cavity a space within the body which contains internal organs(viscera)
Ventral Cavity contains organs that are invloved in maintining a constant internal enviroment or homeostasis
Thoracic Cavity Chest Cavity
Dorsal Cavity conatins Cranial Cavity, Vetebral Cavity
Cranial Cavity Holds the brain
Vertebral Cavity Contains the spinal cord
Pleural Sacs Each contains a lung
Mediastinum Lies between the lungs, contains the heart, thymus gland, part of the esophagus and trachea
Abdominal Cavity Conatins the stoamch, small inestine, most of the large intestine,liver,spleen,kidneys, and uterus
Pelvic Cavity Hold the bladder,part of the large intestine,female reproductive organs, and the male scrotal sac
Transeverse Plane Divides the body or organ into upper and lower portions
Parasagittal Plane The sagittal plane does not pass through the midline but instead divides the body or organ into unequal right and left sides
Midsagittal (Medain) Plane A plane passes through the midline of the body or organ and divides it into equal right and left sides
Sagittal Plane Is a vertical plane that divides the body or organ into right and left sides
Sagittal Arrow
Planes Sagittal, Midsagaittal, Transverse, Parasagittal, Frontal, Oblique
Oblique Plane Passes through the body or organ at an angle between a transverse plane and a sagittal plane or between a transverse plane and a frontal plane
Frontal Plane Divides the body or organ into front and back portions
Longitudinal Sections Sections that are produced by a plane running along the long axis of a long narrow structure
Cross-Sections Sections that are produced by a plane running perpendicular to the long axis
Diaphragm Separtes the thoracic cavity from the abdominopelvic cavity
Abdominopelvic Cavity Consits of two continunous cavities: abdominal cavity and the pelvic cavity
Pericardial Cavity Surrounds the heart and each pleural cavity contains a lung
Created by: Courtneey



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