pleural cavity

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the cavity in the thorax that contains the lungs and heart

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The mediastinum is a central compartment within the thoracic cavity located between the two pleural sacs.
The upper and lower limits of pleural sacs are approximately the same, but the left sac sometimes descends to a lower level in the mid axillary line.