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Cavity that contains the brain.

Cranial cavity

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Cavity that contains spinal chord.

Vertebral cavity

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Together the cranial and vertebral cavity make the ________ cavity.

Dorsal cavity

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The Thoracic and Abdominal cavity are separated by which muscle?

The Diaphragm

4

Ventral cavity

Includes thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities separated by abdominal diaphragm

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What is the cavity that contains the lungs?

Pleural cavities

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Membrane that encloses the heart.

Pericardial sac/membrane. Also has a parietal and visceral layer.

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Located superior pericardial cavity

Superior Mediastinum

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Contains digestive viscera

Abdominal cavity

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Contains urinary bladder, reproductive organs and rectum

Pelvic cavity

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Together the abdominal and pelvic cavity make

The abdominopelvic cavity

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Thin double layered membrane covering walls of cavity and organs

Serosa/serious membrane

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Part of serous membrane that lines cavity walls

Parietal serosa

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Part of the serous membrane that covers the viscera (organs)

Visceral serosa