contains the spinal cord within the sections of the vertebrae
chest cavity. houses heart, lungs.
abdominal and pelvic cavity
organs within the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavity
broad, thin skeletal (voluntary) muscle that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominopelvic cavity.
Region that separates the thoracic cavity into two compartments, which contain the right and left lungs. The remaining thoracic viscera-heart, esophagus, trachea, and thymus are located within the mediastinum.
abdominal cavity includes:
stomach, liver, spleen, gallbladder, kidneys, and most of the small and large intestines.
portion of the abdominopelvic cavity enclosed by the hip bones.
pelvic cavity contains:
It contains the terminal portion of the large intestine, the urinary bladder, and the internal reproductive organs.
contains teeth and tongue
located within the nose and divided into right and left portions by a nasal septum
cavities within the head
middle ear cavities
containing the eyes and associated skeletal muscles and nerves
middle ear cavities
containing the middle ear bones
parietal pleura membrane
membranes that lines the wall of a cavity
visceral pleura membrane
refers to the membrane that covers an internal organ, such as a lung.
line the wall of the right and left lung compartments.
parietal pleura and visceral pleura
they are separated by a thin film of watery fluid (serous fluid) which they secrete
membrane that surrounds the heart
membranes that line the abdominopelvic cavity
types of membranes
peritoneal (abdominopelvic organs)
body is standing erect, face forward, with the upper limbs at the sides and palms forward.
imaginary midline dividing the body into equal right and left sides
refers to paired structures
the lungs are bilateral
refers to structures on the same side
the right lung and the right kidney are ipsilateral
structures on the opposite side
..bear weight on the contralateral left lower limb.
situated near the surface
more internal than superficial
upper middle portion
right and left hypochondriac regions
each side of the epigastric region
right and left lumbar regions
lie on each side of the umbilical region
lower middle portion
right and left iliac regions
lie on each side of the hypogastric region
region between the thorax and pelvis
the point of the shoulder
the space in front of the elbow
the finger or toe
the region of the lower back between the ribs and the pelvis
the lower posterior region of the head
the bony socket of the eye
the palm of the head
the front of the knee
the perineum. region between anus and reproductive organs