Body Cavities

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  1. Posterior Aspect Cavities
    Cranial Cavity & Vertebral canal
  2. Ventral Cavities
    Thoracic Cavity & Abdominopelvic Cavity
  3. Thoracic Cavity:
    • Mediastinum
    • Pericardial
    • Pleural
  4. Abodminopelvic Cavity
    • Abdominal
    • Pelvic
  5. Mediastinum contains:
    • Pericardial cavity
    • Thymus
    • Trachea
    • Esophagus
    • Major Blood Vessels
  6. Pericarial Contains:
    heart
  7. Pleural Contains:
    Lungs
  8. Abdominal contains:
    • stomach
    • spleen
    • liver
    • pancreas
    • small intestine
    • most of large intestine
    • kidneys
    • ureters
  9. Pelvic contains:
    • urinary bladder
    • urethra
    • internal reproductive organs
    • some of large intestine
  10. Visceral layer
    covers the external surface of organs
  11. Parietal layer
    lines internal surface of organs
  12. Serous Cavity
    between visceral and parietal layers, fluid
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Body Cavities
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Body cavities anatomy
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