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In higher vertebrates and some invertebrates, the peritoneum is the serous membrane that forms the lining of the abdominal cavity or the coelom — it covers most of the intra-abdominal (or coelomic) organs. It is composed of a layer of mesothelium supported by a thin...
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The retroperitoneum is the anatomical space in the abdominal cavity behind (retro) the peritoneum. It has no specific delineating anatomical structures. Organs are retroperitoneal if they only have peritoneum on their anterior side.
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Peritoneum information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues. ... The visceral peritoneum covers the ...
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Peritoneum cancer information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis.
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... Definition of Peritoneum. Peritoneum: The membrane that lines the abdominal cavity and ...
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visceral peritoneum, parietal peritoneum ... The supportive peritoneum forms sheets of greatly modified membranes called mesenteries. ...
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Peritonitis, Peritonitis is an inflammation of the peritoneum, the thin membrane that lines the abdominal wall and covers the organs within. The inflammation is ...
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