Body Cavities (midsagittal)

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Cranial Cavity
formed by the cranium (specifically the neurocranium) and houses the brain; formed by skull bones
Vertebral canal
formed by the individual bones of the vertebral column and contains the spinal cord
Thoracic cavity
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diaphragm
a muscular partition that develops between the thoracic and abdominiopelvic cavity
Pelvic Cavity
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Abdominal cavity
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abdominopelvic cavity
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Ventral cavity
arises from a space called the coelom that forms during embryonic development. includes the superior thoracic cavity and inferior abdominopelvic cavity
Posterior aspect
has two enclosed cavities (cranial and vertebral)
how are ventral cavities lined?
by a thin/serous membrane