What is your thoracic cavity?

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What is your thoracic cavity?

Dorsal Cavities:

The thoracic cavity is one of the dorsal cavities of the body. This means that it is located in front of the spinal column. There are really no ventral cavities in the human body as the spine is located to the back of the neck and torso.

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The thoracic cavity is another term for the chest cavity. This is the cavity of the body that houses the heart and lungs. It is protected by a series...

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