Body Cavities 4 cards

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1

Soma

Body wall and extremities

2

Viscera

Organs within major body cavities not opening to the exterior

3

Dorsal Cavity (Posterior)

consists of the cranial cavity (containing the brain and pituitary gland and the spinal cavity containing the spinal cord).

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Ventral Cavity

Consists of the uppe thoracic cavity and the lowe abdominopelvic cavity. These cavities are separated the by the diaphragm muscles