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What are the 7 body cavities?

What are the 7 body cavities?

Terms in this set (7)

  • dorsal cavity. body cavity that houses the skull, brain, and spinal cavity.
  • ventral cavity. this body cavity is divided into three parts; the thorax, abdomen, and pelvis.
  • thoracic cavity. body cavity that contains the heart and lungs.
  • abdominal cavity.
  • pelvic cavity.
  • abdominopelvic cavity.
  • body cavity.

Is the stomach in the abdominal cavity?

The abdomen (commonly called the belly) is the body space between the thorax (chest) and pelvis. The abdomen contains all the digestive organs, including the stomach, small and large intestines, pancreas, liver, and gallbladder.

In which body cavities is the stomach located?

Th e ventral cavity is a t the anterior, or front, of the trunk. Organs contained within this body cavity include the lungs, heart, stomach, intestines, and reproductive organs. You can see some of the organs in the ventral cavity in Figure 10.5.

What are the 3 main body cavities?

The Human Body Cavities

  • Dorsal body cavity–the cranial cavity and the spinal cavity in combination.
  • Cranial cavity–the space occupied by the brain, enclosed by the skull bones.
  • Spinal cavity–the space occupied by the spinal cord enclosed by the vertebrae column making up the backbone.

What are abdominal organs?

The abdomen contains many vital organs: the stomach, the small intestine (jejunum and ileum), the large intestine (colon), the liver, the spleen, the gallbladder, the pancreas, the uterus, the fallopian tubes, the ovaries, the kidneys, the ureters, the bladder, and many blood vessels (arteries and veins).

What is the area between your chest and stomach?

The diaphragm is a parachute-shaped fibrous muscle that runs between the chest and abdomen, separating these two large cavities..

What is your abdominal cavity?

abdominal cavity, largest hollow space of the body. Vertically it is enclosed by the vertebral column and the abdominal and other muscles. The abdominal cavity contains the greater part of the digestive tract, the liver and pancreas, the spleen, the kidneys, and the adrenal glands located above the kidneys.