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Peritoneum

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

Vaginal process of peritoneum

vaginal process of peritoneum --> processus vaginalis of peritoneum A peritoneal diverticulum in the embryonic lower... 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

Alimentary canal

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

Choleperitonitis

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

Rectovesical septum

rectovesical septum A fascial layer that extends superiorly from the central tendon of the perineum to the peritoneum... 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

Peritoneoscopy

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

Peritoneal dialysis

peritoneal dialysis (Science: nephrology, procedure) In this type of dialysis, a special solution is run through a tube into... 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

Douglas cul-de-sac

Definition noun Peritoneal space or pouch formed by a fold of peritoneum between the rectum and the uterus of the female... 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

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