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Chapter 2 Study Section 3

abdominal cavity space below the chest containing organs such as the liver, stomach, gallbladder, and intestines
cranial cavity space in the head containing the brain and surrounded by the skull
diaphragm muscle separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities. the diaphragm moves up and down and aids in breathing
dorsal(posterior) pertaining to the back
mediastinum centrally located between the lungs
pelvic cavity sace below the abdomen containing portions of the intestines, rectum, urinary bladder, and reproductive organs
peritoneum double-layered membrane surrounding the abdominal organs
pleura double-layered membrane surroundign each lung
pleural cavity space between the pleural membranes
spinal cavity space within the spinal colum (backbones) and containing the spinal chord
thoracic cavity space inthe chest containing the heart, lungs, brochial tubes, trachea, esophagus, and other organs
ventral(anterior) pertaining tho the front
Created by: esparks