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Cavity located in the back part of the body; two subdivisions are cranial and vertebral (spinal)
Cavity located in the front part of the body; two subdivisions are thoracic and abdominopelvic
Chest cavity that includes left and right pleural cavities, pericardial cavity, and a midportion called the mediastinum (not a cavity)
Middle portion of the thoracic (chest) cavity that contains the heart, trachea, esophagus, thymus, and several blood vessels.
Term used to describe the area that consists of the extremities and their connections to the axial region
Sagittal plane that does not pass through the midline but instead divides the body into unequal right and left sides
Plane that divides the body or organ into anterior and posterior portions. Also called coronal
Plane that divides the body or an organ into upper and lower portions. Also called a cross-sectional plane
Serous membrane that lines the surface of the liver, stomach, spleen, and many other abdominal organs
Serous membrane that lines the surface of the heart (also called the epicardium)
Serous membrane the lines the chest wall around the lungs and covers the superior surface of the diaphragm
Serous membrane that lines the abdominal wall and covers the inferior surface of the diaphragm
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