Contains the cranial cavity and the vertebral canal; brain and spinal cord.
A dorsal body cavity enclosed by the cranium, containing the brain.
A dorsal body cavity within the spinal column that contains the spinal cord.
Contains the thoracic, abdominal, and pelvic cavities.
Chest cavity that retains the heart and lungs.
Contains Pleural Cavity: A fluid-filled cavity between the parietal and visceral pleura surrounding the lungs.
Contains Pericardial Cavity: The space between the layers of the pericardium that contains fluid that lubricates the membrane surfaces and allows easy heart movement.
The body cavity that primarily houses parts of the digestive, excretory, and reproductive systems. It is separated from the more cranial thoracic cavity by the diaphragm.
Space below the abdomen containing portions of the intestines, rectum, urinary bladder, and reproductive organs.
The cavity behind the nose and above the roof of the mouth that filters air and moves mucous and inhaled contaminants outward and away form the lungs.
Smaller cavity located inside the head; also known as the buccal cavity; contains the teeth and tongue.
Cavity containing the auditory components.
The part of the membrane that lines the cavity walls. Usually the furthest away from the organ, parie=wall.
Serous membrane that covers external surface of organs within the cavities.
Covering of the lungs and thoracic cavity that is moistened with serous fluid to reduce friction during respiratory movements of the lungs.
Double-layered membrane surrounding the heart.
The double-layered membrane that protects and supports the abdominal organs.