Flashcards in Study Section Three, Chapter Two Deck (12):
Space below the chest containing organs such as the liver, stomach, gallbladder, and intestines. Also called the abdomen.
Space in the head containing the brain and surrounded by the skull.
Muscle separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities.
Pertaining to the back
Centrally located space outside of and between the lungs
Space below the abdomen containing portions of the intestines, rectum, urinary bladder, and reproductive organs.
Double folded membrane surrounding the abdominal cavity.
Double folded membrane surrounding each lung.
Space between the pleural layers
Space within the spinal column containing the spinal cord
Space in the chest containing the heart, lungs, bronchial tubes, trachea, esophagus