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Laboratory 19. Pleural Cavities and Lungs
Step 6. The Pericardial Sac

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With the medistinal pleura intact, identify the pericardial sac [identified by probe] which contains the heart and part of the great vessels.

The structures of the mediastinum will be studied during the next two laboratory exercises.

Links and References:
Grant's: 1.23, 1.25
Netter: 184, 185, 186
Rohen/Yokochi: 228, 232