Flashcards in Body Cavities Deck (16):
Open chamber in the body that holds internal organs
Space in the head containing the brain and surrounded by the skull. Cranial means pertaining to the brain.
Space within the spinal column (backbones) and containing the spinal cord. Also called the spinal canal.
Centrally located space between the lungs. Contains the heart and major vessels.
Space between the pleural membranes.
Sack around your heart.
Muscle separating the abdominal an thoracic cavities. Te diaphragm moves up and down and aids in breathing
Space below the chest containing organs such as, liver, stomach, gallbladder, and intestines
Space between the abdomen containing portions of the intestines, rectum, urinary bladder, and reproductive organs.
Cavity that contains the abdomen and pelvis.
All the cavities anterior to the spine.
Space in tie chest containing the heart, lungs, bronchial tubes, trachea, esophagus, an other organs.
Double-layered membrane surrounding each lung
Also called the oral cavity. Located within the mouth. Consists of teeth and the tong.
Situated inside the nose.