Human Anatomy Chapter 1 (cont.)

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Body Cavities, serous membrane, and abdominal quadrants
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dorsal body cavities (2)

cranial and vertebral

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cranial cavity

contains brain

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vertebral cavity

encloses spine

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ventral body cavity

contains visceral organs (viscera)

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thoracic cavities

2 pleural, 1 mediastinum, 1 pericardial

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2 pleural cavities

1 for each lung

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mediastinum cavity

heart, thymus, esophagus, trachea

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pericardial cavity

contains heart

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abdominopelvic cavities (2)

abdominal cavity, pelvic cavity

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abdominal cavity contains what? (4)

liver, stomach, kidneys, and other organs

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pelvic cavity contains what? (3)

bladder, some reproductive organs, and rectum

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serous membrane

double walled sacs surrounding organs

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visceral portion of serous membrane

directly adheres to external surface of an organ

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parietal portion of serous membrane

forms the outer wall of the cavity

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abdominal quadrants

four sections that make up the abdominal region

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right upper quadrant (RUQ)

portion of liver, stomach, small and large intestines, gall bladder

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left upper quadrant (LUQ)

portion of stomach and small intestines

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right lower quadrant (RLQ)

portion of small intestines, large intestine, and bladder

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left lower quadrant (LLQ

portion of small intestines, large intestines, and bladder