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Thoracic Cavity: the cavity in the vertebrate body enclosed by the ribs between the diaphragm and the neck and containing the lungs and heart
Source: WordNet 2.1
Thoracic Cavity : The region of the thorax that includes the PLEURAL CAVITY and MEDIASTINUM.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)
Thoracic Cavity: The thoracic cavity is an enclosed chamber located within the ventral cavity that contains some of the body's organs and structures. The thoracic cavity includes the pleural cavity, thoracic aorta, pulmonary vein, pulmonary artery, vena cavas, heart, and lungs. The thoracic cavity is lined by the pericardium and the pleural membrane.
Conditions that can afflict the thoracic cavity include pleurisy, pneumothorax, hemopneumothorax, cardiac tamponade, aortic aneurysm, pericarditis and tetralogy of fallot.
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