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CHAPTER ONE
Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
Vertebra
Aorta
Esophagus
Right lung
Visceral pleura
Pleural cavity
Parietal pleura
Sternum
Plane of
section
Spinal cord
Mediastinum
Left lung
Rib
Left ventricle
of heart
Visceral pericardium
Pericardial cavity
Parietal pericardium
Anterior
Azygos v.
Right atrium
of heart
Right ventricle
of heart
Fibrous pericardium
FIGURE 1.11
A transverse section through the thorax reveals the serous membranes associated with the heart and lungs (superior view).
Vertebra
Right kidney
Pancreas
Large
intestine
Liver
Gallbladder
Duodenum
Peritoneal cavity
Parietal peritoneum
Plane of
section
Left
kidney
Spinal cord
Spleen
Rib
Small intestine
Large intestine
Stomach
Anterior
Visceral peritoneum
Costal cartilage
Aorta
Inferior
vena cava
FIGURE 1.12
Transverse section through the abdomen (superior view).
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