Body Cavities** Flashcards Preview

Anatomy and Physiology > Body Cavities** > Flashcards

Flashcards in Body Cavities** Deck (16):
1

includes the head, neck, and trunk

axial

2

includes the upper and lower limbs

appendicular

3

houses the brain

cranial cavity

4

contains the spinal cord within the sections of the backbone

vertebral canal

5

Contains the mediastinum and pleural cavity

thoracic cavity

6

includes an upper abdominal portion and a lower pelvic portion, consists of skin, skeletal muscles, and bone

abdominopelvic cavity

7

Lines the internal organs

viscera/visceral

8

a broad thick muscle separates the thoracic cavity from the lower abdominopelvic cavity

diaphragm

9

separates the thoracic cavity into 2 compartments, which contain the right lungs

mediastinum

10

contains the teeth and tongue

oral cavity

11

includes the stomach, liver, spleen gallbladder, kidneys, and most of the small and large intestines

abdominal cavity

12

the portion of the abdominopelvic cavity enclosed by the hip bone; contains terminal portion of the large intestine, urinary bladder, and the internal reproductive system

pelvic cavity

13

located within the nose and divided into right and left portions by a nasal septum

nasal cavity

14

containing the eyes and associated skeletal muscles and nerves

orbital cavities

15

contain the middle ear bones

middle ear cavities

16

located inside the ventral and contains the spinal cord

spinal cavity