peritoneal cavity

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Related to cavum peritonei: peritoneum, spatium retroperitoneale
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Noun1.peritoneal cavity - the interior of the peritoneum; a potential space between layers of the peritoneum
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
bursa omentalis, lesser peritoneal cavity, omental bursa - an isolated part of the peritoneal cavity that is dorsal to the stomach