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Peritoneum

Definition noun, plural: peritonea (anatomy) The serous membrane forming the lining of the abdominal cavity or... Read More

Peritonitis

Definition noun, plural: peritonites (pathology) The inflammation of the peritoneum Supplement Peritonitis pertains to the... Read More

Generalized peritonitis

Definition noun A type of peritonitis affecting the entire abdomen, and in which the abdominal tenderness is diffuse and the... Read More

Localized peritonitis

Definition noun A type of peritonitis that is confined to a demarcated region of the peritoneal... Read More

Peritonism

Definition noun A condition marked by symptoms such as vomiting, pain, and shock associated with the inflammation of the... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Kingdom Animalia

Kingdom Animalia Definition Each person can say that they know of or can name at least one animal. However, do people know... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Ovarian fossa

ovarian fossa A depression in the parietal peritoneum of the pelvis; it is bounded in front by the obliterated umbilical... Read More

White line of toldt

Definition noun, plural: white lines of Toldt (1) The lateral peritoneal reflection along the outer edge of the ascending... Read More

Bare area of liver

Bare area of liver The area on the posterior surface of the liver which is fused with the diaphragm and therefore not... Read More

Choleperitonitis

Choleperitonitis --> bile peritonitis (Science: surgery) inflammation of the peritoneum which is cause by the escape of... Read More

Splenunculus

Definition noun, plural: splenunculi Small nodule of splenic tissue that may be connected to or detached from the... Read More

Pelviperitonitis

pelviperitonitis --> pelvic peritonitis generalised inflammation of the peritoneum surrounding the uterus and fallopian... Read More

Vestige of vaginal process

vestige of vaginal process --> vestige of processus vaginalis Incompletely obliterated remnants of the vaginal process of... Read More

Fossa ovarica

Fossa ovarica --> ovarian fossa a depression in the parietal peritoneum of the pelvis; it is bounded in front by the... Read More

Eucoelomate

Definition noun, plural: eucoelomates Any of the animals with "true" coelom, which is characterized by a body cavity... Read More

Abdomen

Definition noun (1) The region of the body in between the thorax and the pelvis (2) The part of the body where stomach,... Read More

Bare area of stomach

Bare area of stomach The part of posterior surface of the fundus of the stomach between the two diverging layers of the... Read More

Peritoneoscopy

peritoneoscopy examination of the contents of the peritoneum with a peritoneoscope passed through the abdominal wall. See:... Read More