Anatomical Cavities

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Anatomical Cavities
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2012-02-19 18:53:09
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Dorsal Ventral Cavities
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Dorsal and Ventral Cavity
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  1. Ventral/Anterior Body Cavity
    Contains Thorasic Cavity, Diaphragm, Abdominal Cavity, and Pelvic Cavity
  2. Thorasic Cavity
    Has the portions Mediastinum, Right, and Left

    Part of Anterior Cavity
  3. Pleural Cavity
    Right and Left portions, each containing one lung

    Part of Thorasic Cavity
  4. Parietal Pleura
    Membrane that lines the Thorasic Cavity
  5. Visceral Pleura
    Serous membrane covering the lungs
  6. Mediastinum
    (Center)

    Contains the heart, thymus, trachea, esophagus, etc

    Part of the Thorasic Cavity
  7. Visceral Pericardium
    Outermost connective tissue lauer of the heart
  8. Parietal Pericardium
    "Sac" around the heart (Epicardium)

    Tough connective tissue
  9. Diaphragm
    Large horizontal muscle that separates the Thorasic Cavity and the Abdominal Cavity
  10. Abdominal Cavity
    Contains the stomach, liver, spleen, gall bladder, and misy of the large and small intestines

    Post of the Abdominopelvic Cavity
  11. Parietal Peritoneum
    Membrane that lines the Abdominopelvic Cavity
  12. Visceral Peritoneum
    Membrane that lines the organs pof the Abdominopelvic Cavity
  13. Abdominopelvic Cavity
    Contains the Abdominal Cavity and the Pelvic Cavity

    Part of the Anterior Body Cavity
  14. Pelvic Cavity
    Contains the rectum, bladder, internal reproductive organs, andd the rest of the intestines

    Part of the Abdominopelvic Cavity
  15. Dorsal/ Posterior Body Cavity
    Contains the Cranial Cavity and the Vertibral Canal
  16. Vertibral Canal
    Contains the spinal cord

    Part of the Posterior/Dorsal Body Cavity
  17. Cranial Cavity
    Contains the brain

    Part pof the Posterior Body Cavity
  18. Meniges
    Three layers pof the Posterior Body Cavity

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