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10 Cards in this Set

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Dorsal Body Cavity
Encloses the cranial and vertebral cavities
Cranial Cavity
Encloses the cranium and contains the brain
Vertebral/Spinal Canal
Enclosed by the vertebral column (backbone) and contains the spinal cord
Ventral Body Cavity
Encloses the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities
Thoracic Cavity
Encloses the pleural, mediastinum and pericardial cavity
Pleural Cavity
Encloses the lungs
Mediastinum w/Pericardium
Encloses the esophagus and trachea, thymus and heart and major blood vessels connected to it
Abdominopelvic Cavity
Encloses te abdominal cavity and the pelvic cavity
Abdominal Cavity
Encloses the digestive organs, spleen and kidneys
Pelvic Cavity
Encloses the bladder, rectum and reproductive organs