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Cranial Cavity
Fluid-filled space whose limits are established by a cranium
Spinal Cavity
Walls formed by the processes of spinal vertebrae
Ventral Cavity (Coelom) - Thoracic
Pleural: surrounds the lungs
Mediastinum: contains the trachea, esophagus and major blood vessels
Pericardial: surrounds the heart
Ventral Cavity (Coelom) - Abdominopelvic
Abdominal: contains many digestive glands and organs
Pelvic: contains urinary bladder, reproductive organs, last portion of digestive tract
Serous Membrane - Pleura

visceral: near organs, inner
parietal: not near organs, outer
Visceral: Covers the outer surfaces of the lung
Parietal: covers the opposing mediastinal surface and inner body wall
Serous Membrane - Pericardium

visceral: near organs, inner
parietal: not near organs, outer
Visceral: layer covering the heart
Pariental: opposing surface fo the visceral membrane
Serous Membrane - Peritoneum

visceral: near organs, inner
parietal: not near organs, outer
Visceral: covers the enclosed organs
Parietal: lines the body wall