The part of the coelemic cavity lumen that is enclosed by the walls of the thorax. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thoracic_cavity http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_cjm ]

Synonyms: space of thoracic compartment chest cavity cavity of chest cavity of thorax pectoral cavity thoracic lumen cavitas thoracis

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ee/Scheme_body_cavities-en.svg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/ce/Gray846.png

id

UBERON:0002224

taxon notes

In many species, the diaphragm separates thoracic and abdominal cavities