Body cavities

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Dorsal cavity
cranial and spinal cavity
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Cranial cavity
brain
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Spinal cavity
spinal cord
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Thoracic cavity
pleural, mediastinum, pericardial
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Pleural cavity
houses each lung
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Mediastinum
contains pericardial cavity and the rest of the thoracic organs
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Pericardial cavity
encloses the heart
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Abdominopelvic cavity
abdominal and pelvic cavity
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Ventral body cavity membranes
parietal serosa visceral serosa and serous fluid
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Parietal serosa
lines internal body walls
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Visceral serosa
covers internal organs
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Serous fluid
separates the serosae
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Abdominal cavity
stomach, liver, spleen, intestines and other organs
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Pelvic cavity
contains bladder reproductive organs and rectum
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Oral and digestive cavities
mouth and cavities of the digestive organs
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Nasal cavity
within and posterior to the nose
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Orbital
house the eyes
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Middle ear
contains bones that transmit sound vibrations
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Synovial
joint cavities
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Cranial cavity

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brain

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Spinal cavity

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Thoracic cavity

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Card 5

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Pleural cavity

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