Thoracic Cavity

Science / Biology / Thoracic Cavity: The chest cavity in which the heart and lungs are located.

Other Words for Cavity

Cavity Noun Synonyms: pit, hole, hollow, opening, crater, gap, space
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Pleural Cavity

Science / Biology / Pleural Cavity: The space between the sheets of pleura (one covering the inside of the thoracic cavity, the other covering the outside of the lungs). MORE

Cavity-Back

Entertainment / Golf / Cavity-Back: (also 'perimeter-weighted') a style of club head where the mass is distributed more toward the perimeter (outside edges) of the club head in order to increase the effective size of the center of mass MORE

Thoracic Cavity

Science / Biology / Thoracic Cavity: The chest cavity in which the heart and lungs are located. MORE

Cavity

Health / Dentistry / Cavity: A layman's term for tooth decay. Also, the dental term for the hole that is left after decay has been removed. MORE

Lungs

Science / Biology / Lungs: Sac-like structures of varying complexity where blood and air exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide; connected to the outside by a series of tubes and a small opening. In humans, the lungs are situated i MORE

Ventilation

Science / Biology / Ventilation: The mechanics of breathing in and out through the use of the diaphragm and muscles in the wall of the thoracic cavity. MORE

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