Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.

Dorsal body cavity

From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Definition

noun

The body cavity situated near the back of the human body, and includes the cranial cavity and vertebral cavity.


Supplement

The dorsal body cavity consists of the cranial cavity that contains the brain, and the vertebral cavity (or canal) that contains the spinal cord.


Compare: ventral body cavity.
See also: body cavity.