Body Cavities

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Body Cavities
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2011-09-05 20:04:34
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Body cavities
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  1. The body contains ___ major closed cavities. _____ and _____
    • 2
    • Dorsal Cavity and Ventral Cavity.
  2. The Dorsal Cavity is subdivided into:
    • The Cranial and Spinal Cavities.
    • These contain the brain and the spinal cord.
  3. The Ventral Cavity is subdivided into:
    The thoracic and abdomniopelvic cavity.
  4. The Thoracic cavity houses:
    The heart and lungs.
  5. The abdominopelvic Cavity contains:
    The liver, digestive organs, and reproductive structures.
  6. "Pleu"
    pertaining to lungs
  7. "Peri"
    Surrounding
  8. "Cardi"
    Heart
  9. "Visceral"
    Vital Organs
  10. "Parietal"
    Pertaining to body cavity walls
  11. "Parietal Serosa"
    Lines internal body walls
  12. "Visceral Serosa"
    Covers organs
  13. "Serosa"
    Membrane that covers and protects organs
  14. "Serous fluid"
    separates the serosa (clear watery fluid)

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