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Overview of Thorax, Abdomen, and pelvis

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biology224spring's version from 2015-04-26 21:40

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What is Celomic space? and Where is it derived from?Any space between strcutures is called CELOMIC SPACE and it is derived from mesoderm.
Where can you find Parietal Peritoneum and what does it coat? Where is it derived from? you can find Parietal Peritoneum in the Abdomen and it coats the body wall. It is mesodermally derived.
Define Mesenteries? Bi-layered sheets
What is the only remnant of the Ventral Mesentery and what is it's function?The only remnant of Ventral mesenteries is the Falciform ligament and it attaches the liver to the venral body wall.
Where can you find Parietal Pleura and what does it coat?You can find Parietal pleura in the Thoracic cavity and it coats the thoracic cavity (walls) it is also mesodermally derived.
Where can you find the Greater Omentum? You can find the Greater Omentum attached to the Inferior curvature of the stomach.
Why is Coelomic fluid important?Coelomic fluid is importnat because it acts as a lubricant, allowing the viscera to slide past one another. ( if coelomic fluid was not present, breathing would be really painful)
Where can you find Visceral Pleura and what does it coat?You can find Visceral Pleura in the Thoracic Cavity and it coats the Lungs themselves. Also mesodermally derived.
Where can you find Visceral Peritoneum, and what does it coat?You can find Visceral Peritoneum in the Abdomen and coats all organs in the Abdomen, and is also mesodermally derived.
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