Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Body Cavities

ventral cavity provides protection, allows organ movement, and lining prevents friction
thoracic cavity surrounded by chest wall and diaphragm and subdivided into 3 areas
abdominopelvic cavity contains the peritoneal cavity and subdivided into 2 areas
3 cavities within the thoracic cavity right pleural cavity, left pleural cavity, and mediastinum
right pleural cavity surrounds right lung
left pleural cavity surround left lung
mediastinum cavity contains trachea, esophagus, and major vessels and heart
2 cavities withing the abdomenopelvic cavity abdominal cavity and pelvic cavity
abdominal cavity contains many digestive glands and organs
pelvic cavity contains urinary bladder, reproductive organs, last portion of digestive tract
parietal peritoneum lines the body wall
visceral peritoneum lines the enclosed organs within the abdominopelvic cavity
Created by: sgmonico