Anatominal Terms (Planes and Cavities) Crossword Puzzle

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  • dorsal : _ cavity protects fragile nervous system.
  • frontal : _ plane divides body vertically into anterior and posterior parts (front and back).
  • cranial : _ cavity encases brain
  • vertebral : _ cavity encases spinal cord
  • sagittal : _ plane divides body vertically into right and left parts.
  • thoracic : _ cavity is a space inside your chest that contains your heart, lungs and other organs and tissues.
  • horizontal : _ plane is also called transverse plane.
  • transverse : _ plane divides body horizontally (90° to vertical plane) into superior and inferior parts (top and bottom).
  • viscera : the internal organs in the main cavities of the body, especially those in the abdomen
  • coronal : _ plane is also called frontal plane.
  • pelvic : the _ cavity contains the urinary bladder, the lower portion of the large intestine, and the internal reproductive organs.
  • abdominal : the _ cavity, and it contains the stomach, liver, pancreas, spleen, gallbladder, kidneys, small intestine, and most of the large intestine.
  • ventral body : _ cavity houses the internal organs