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Thoracic Cavity

Thoracic Cavity

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The Thoracic CavityThe Thoracic Cavity
Boundaries of and Structures Within
 
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CavitiesCavities
Dorsal body cavityVentral body cavity
 – Abdominopelvic
AbdominalPelvic
 – Divided by Diaphragm – Thoracic
2 PleuralMediastinum
Pg 614
 
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Serous membrane = SerosaSerous membrane = Serosa
Simple squamous epithelium + areolar connective tissue2 Layers
 – Outer layer = PARIETAL serosa – Inner layer = VISCERAL serosa
Between them = Serous Cavity containing Serous Fluid
 – Serous fluid is blood filtrate + secretions by 2 layers of membrane – Allows movement of organs with reduced friction
Types of Serous Membranes
 – Pleural = surrounds lungs – Pericardial = surrounds heart, slightly modified – Peritoneal = surrounds some abdominal organs

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