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upper and lower limb areas.
enclosed by the vertebral column and contains the spinal cord.
Thoracic cavity contains 3
1) pericardial cavity,
2) mediastinum, &
3) pleural cavity.
Abdominopelvic cavity contains
abdominal cavity & pelvic cavity
pleural cavities contain
pericardial cavity contains
Mediastinum is where?
it's in the thoracic cavity, & contains the heart and its vessels, the esophagus,trachea, phrenic and cardiac nerves, the thoracic duct, thymus and lymph nodes of the central chest.
The pericardium contains
a 2 layer membrane.
2 layers of heart membrane
1) visceral pericardium=inner layer
2) parietal pericardium
fluid that fills the heart is called?
each lung is enfolded in a serous membrane called
define Visceral & Parietal
2 layers of lung
visceral pleura (inner), and parietal pleura (outer)
space between pleura cavity and ribs is called, and is filled w/?
pleural cavity, filled w/pleural fluid.
what is retroperitoneal position?
When some organs lie against the posterior portion of the abdominal wall, having peritonaeum on anterior side only.
Includes: kidney, ureters, adrenal glands, most of the pancreas, aorta & vena cava.
Intraperitoneal organs are those...
those wrapped in perotineal sheet against the posterior wall.