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Glossary of Cavity

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Two major body cavities
Ventral, dorsal
Subdivisions of the two major body cavities
Cranial (brain), vertebral or spinal (spinal cord), thoracic (heart, lungs), abdominopelvic (stomach, rectum)
Four organs in the thoracic cavity
Lungs, heart, aorta, pulmenary artery
Eight organs in the abdominal cavity
Liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, urinary bladder, small intestine, large intestine, kidneys(?)
Four organs in the mediastinum
Heart, thumus, esophagus, trachea, select nerves, select blood vessels, lymphatic vessels
Six organs in the abdominopelic cavity
Stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, urinary bladder, reproductive organs
Name the organ system: heart
cardiovascular (circulatory)
Name the organ system: rectum
digestive (gastrointestinal)
Name the organ system: kidney
digestive
Name the organ system: hair
skin
Name the organ system: throat
respiratory
Name the organ system: fingernails
skeletal
Name the organ system: spleen
circulatory
Name the organ system: larynx
circulatory
Name the organ system: ear
nervous and special senses
Name the organ system: gallbladder
digestive

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