Body cavities


UWDA: Compartment of trunk, which is embryologically derived from the intraembryonic celom; is located in the trunk, is enclosed by the body wall; contains serous sacs, viscera and other organs. Examples: There is only one body cavity.,NCI: A natural hollow or sinus within the body.,CSP: visceral, hollow place or space, or a potential space, within the body or in one of its organs.,NCI: A hollow area or hole. It may describe a body cavity (such as the space within the abdomen) or a hole in a tooth caused by decay.,NCI: A natural hollow or sinus within the body. (NCI)

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