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Flashcards in Body Cavities Deck (8):
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Cranial

Dorsal cavity
contains the brain

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Vetebral

Dorsal cavity
contains spinal cord

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Thoracic

Ventral cavity
superior to diaphragm

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Pericardial

Thoracic cavity
contains the heart

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Pleural

Thoracic cavity
contains the right and left lung

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Abdominopelvic

Ventral cavity
inferior to diaphragm

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abdominal

Abdominopelvic cavity
contains stomach, spleen, liver, gallbladder, small intestine and most of large intestine

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Pelvic

Abdominopelvic cavity
contains urinary bladder, inferior part of large intestine and reproductive organs