Thoracic cavity - Cavitas thoracis

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Description

The thoracic cavity (or chest cavity) is the parts of human body that is protected by the thoracic wall (thoracic cage and associated skin, muscle, and fascia).


This definition incorporates text from the wikipedia website - Wikipedia: The free encyclopedia. (2004, July 22). FL: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from http://www.wikipedia.org

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Parts of human body > Trunk > Thorax > Thoracic cavity

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