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Different body cavities
What does the dorsal body cavitiy contain?
Cranial Cavity and Spinal Cavity
What does the cranial cavity contain
What does the Spinal Cavity contain?
The spinal cord
What does the ventral body cavity contain?
The thoracic cavity and the abdomino-pelvic cavity
Where is the thoracic cavity located?
From the colarbone to the diaphragm
Give 2 examples of the organs found in the thoracic cavity
Heart and Lungs
Where is the Abdominal-Pelvic cavity located?
From the diaphragm to the illac crest
Where is the abdominal cavity located?
From the diaphragm to the iliac crest
Where is the Pelvic Cavity located?
From the iliac crest to the pubic bone
Give 4 examples of the organs found in the abdominal cavity
4. Small intestine & part of L.I
Name 3 organs found in the Pelvic Cavity
1. Urinary bladder
3. Rest of Large intestine
What is homeostatis?
Stable internal environment
What organ is a dual gland & why?
The pancreas because its both endocrine and exocrine
What does insulin do?
Lowers blood sugar
What does glucangon do?
Increase blood sugar