Dorsal Body Cavity: Definition, Organs & Membranes


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Where is the dorsal cavity located?

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1. What are the divisions of the cranial cavity?

2. What is the innermost membrane of the meninges?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It is easy and quick to measure what you know about the dorsal body cavity when you use this quiz and worksheet assessment. You must be able to recognize the names and locations of specific organs and structures in order to do well on this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

On this quiz, you will be asked to do the following:

  • Give the location of the dorsal cavity
  • List the divisions of the cranial cavity
  • Recognize the name of the innermost membrane of the meninges
  • Identify the longest region of the spinal cavity
  • Note the location of the lumbar region of the spinal cavity

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you can draw the most important information from the lesson, such as where the dorsal cavity is located
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the cranial cavity
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the spinal cavity

Additional Learning

Increase your understanding of this anatomy topic by reviewing the lesson titled Dorsal Body Cavity: Definition, Organs & Membranes. You will learn more about:

  • How many cavities the body is divided into
  • Where the ventral cavity is located
  • Which structures make up the brainstem
  • How many divisions make up the spinal cavity
  • What the middle and outermost membranes of the meninges are called