visceral+cavity

  • 1 Visceral cavity — Visceral Vis cer*al, a. [Cf. F. visc[ e]ral, LL. visceralis.] 1. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or affecting the viscera; splanchnic. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: Having deep sensibility. [R.] Bp. Reynolds. [1913 Webster] 3. proceeding from emotion or… …

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  • 2 visceral cavity — one of the cavities of the body containing organs, such as the thoracic, abdominal, or pelvic cavity; called also splanchnic c …

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  • 3 Visceral — Vis cer*al, a. [Cf. F. visc[ e]ral, LL. visceralis.] 1. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or affecting the viscera; splanchnic. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: Having deep sensibility. [R.] Bp. Reynolds. [1913 Webster] 3. proceeding from emotion or instinct… …

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  • 4 Visceral arches — Visceral Vis cer*al, a. [Cf. F. visc[ e]ral, LL. visceralis.] 1. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or affecting the viscera; splanchnic. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: Having deep sensibility. [R.] Bp. Reynolds. [1913 Webster] 3. proceeding from emotion or… …

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  • 5 Visceral clefts — Visceral Vis cer*al, a. [Cf. F. visc[ e]ral, LL. visceralis.] 1. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or affecting the viscera; splanchnic. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: Having deep sensibility. [R.] Bp. Reynolds. [1913 Webster] 3. proceeding from emotion or… …

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  • 6 Visceral tube — Visceral Vis cer*al, a. [Cf. F. visc[ e]ral, LL. visceralis.] 1. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or affecting the viscera; splanchnic. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: Having deep sensibility. [R.] Bp. Reynolds. [1913 Webster] 3. proceeding from emotion or… …

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  • 7 visceral peritoneum — n the part of the peritoneum that lines the abdominal viscera compare PARIETAL PERITONEUM * * * peritoneum viscerale [TA] a continuation of the parietal peritoneum reflected at various places over the viscera, forming a complete covering for the… …

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  • 8 Visceral fat — Visceral fat, also known as organ fat, is located inside the peritoneal cavity, packed in between internal organs, as opposed to subcutaneous fat which is found underneath the skin and intramuscular fat which is found interspersed in skeletal… …

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  • 9 cavity — 1. A hollow space; hole. See cave, c., cavitas, cavernous space. 2. Lay term for the loss of tooth structure due to dental caries. SYN: cavum [TA], cavitas. [L. cavus …

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  • 10 visceral arch — noun 1. : one of a series of bony or cartilaginous inverted arches that develop in the walls of the mouth cavity and pharynx of a vertebrate embryo and consist typically of a curved segmented bar or rod on each side meeting its fellow of the… …

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  • 11 visceral cleft — noun : one of the clefts that occur on each side of the neck region between successive visceral arches in vertebrates and that may or may not extend through from the exterior to the cavity of the mouth and pharynx compare branchial cleft,… …

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  • 12 visceral sinus — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A central cavity between the dorsal and ventral sinuses, containing the main internal organs …

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  • 13 body cavity — n a cavity within an animal body specif COELOM * * * a visceral cavity, such as the thoracic, abdominal, or pelvic cavity …

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  • 14 splanchnic cavity — visceral c …

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  • 15 thoracic cavity — or chest cavity Second largest hollow space of the body, enclosed by the ribs, vertebral column, and breastbone and separated from the abdominal cavity by the diaphragm. It contains the lungs and bronchi, part of the esophagus and trachea, and… …

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  • 16 abdominal cavity — Largest hollow space of the body, between the diaphragm and the top of the pelvic cavity and surrounded by the spine and the abdominal muscles and others. It contains most of the alimentary canal, the liver and pancreas, the spleen, the kidneys,… …

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  • 17 Pleural cavity — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = cavitas pleuralis GraySubject = 238 GrayPage = 1088 Caption = Front view of thorax, showing the relations of the pleuræ and lungs to the chest wall. Pleura in blue; lungs in purple. Caption2 = A transverse… …

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  • 18 Body cavity — Picture of Human body cavities dorsal body cavity to the left and ventral body cavity to the right. By the broadest definition, a body cavity is any fluid filled space in a multicellular organism. However, the term usually refers to the space… …

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  • 19 Thoracic cavity — Latin cavitas thoracis Gray s subject #136 524 Dorlands/Elsevier …

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  • 20 Pericardial cavity — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = cavitas pericardiaca GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = A transverse section of the thorax, showing the contents of the middle and the posterior mediastinum. The pleural and pericardial cavities are… …

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