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What is the lining of the thoracic cavity called?

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What is the lining of the thoracic cavity called?

Chest Cavity:

The thoracic cavity is also called the chest cavity. It is the second largest of the body cavities and sits directly above the abdominal cavity, the largest body cavity. The two cavities are separated by the diaphragm muscle.

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The lining of the thoracic cavity is called the parietal pleura. This lining is a serous membrane along the walls of the chest cavity and partially...

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