Where is the abdominal cavity?

The abdominal cavity is located below the rib cage and above the pelvic bones. An abdominal cavity is sometimes referred to as the abdominopelvic cavity because there is no separation between the abdominal and pelvic cavities. (This answer provided for NATA by the University of Montana Athletic Training Education Program.)

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