Body Cavities

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Body Cavities
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2010-08-24 05:02:36
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  1. Body Cavity
    spaces within the body that contain internal organs
  2. What do Body Cavities do?
    protect, separate, and support organs
  3. Two types of Dorsal body cavities:
    • cranial
    • vertebral
  4. Cranial Cavity
    contains the brain
  5. Vertebral Canal
    contains the spiral cord
  6. Diaphragm separates the Ventral Body Cavity into:
    • thoracic cavity
    • abdominopelvic cavity
  7. Thoratic Cavity
    • 2 pleural cavities for the lungs
    • pericardial cavity for the heart
    • mediastinum: region from the breastbone to backbone and between lungs, containing the heart, thymus gland, esophagus, trachea, etc
  8. Mediastinum
    region from the breastbone to backbone and between lungs, containing the heart, thymus gland, esophagus, trachea, etc
  9. Abdominopelvic
    • abdominal cavity for stomach, spleen, liver, etc
    • pelvic cavity for urinary bladder, reproductive organs
  10. Abdominal Cavity
    stomach, spleen, liver, etc.
  11. Pelvic Cavity
    urinary bladder, reproductive organs

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