peritoneum


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per·i·to·ne·um

also per·i·to·nae·um  (pĕr′ĭ-tn-ē′əm)
n. pl. per·i·to·ne·a also per·i·to·nae·a (-tn-ē′ə)
The serous membrane that lines the walls of the abdominal cavity and folds inward to enclose the viscera.

[Middle English, from Late Latin peritonaeum, from Greek peritonaion, from peritonaios, stretched across, from peritonos, stretched around : peri-, peri- + teinein, to stretch; see ten- in Indo-European roots.]

per′i·to·ne′al adj.
per′i·to·ne′al·ly adv.

peritoneum

(ˌpɛrɪtəˈniːəm)
n, pl -nea (-ˈniːə) or -neums
(Anatomy) a thin translucent serous sac that lines the walls of the abdominal cavity and covers most of the viscera. Also called: peritonaeum
[C16: via Late Latin from Greek peritonaion, from peritonos stretched around, from peri- + tenein to stretch]
ˌperitoˈneal adj
ˌperitoˈneally adv

per•i•to•ne•um

(ˌpɛr ɪ tnˈi əm)

n., pl. -to•ne•ums, -to•ne•a (-tnˈi ə)
the serous membrane lining the abdominal cavity and investing its viscera.
[1535–45; < Late Latin peritonaeum < Greek peritónaion, n. use of neuter of peritónaios, synonymous derivative of perítonos stretched round. See peri-, tone]
per`i•to•ne′al, adj.
per`i•to•ne′al•ly, adv.

per·i·to·ne·um

(pĕr′ĭ-tn-ē′əm)
The membrane that lines the inside of the abdomen and encloses the abdominal organs.

peritoneum

1. The slippery membrane lining the abdomen and its organs.
2. A membrane that lines the wall of the abdomen and covers the organs within the abdomen.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peritoneum - a transparent membrane that lines the abdominal cavity in mammals and covers most of the visceraperitoneum - a transparent membrane that lines the abdominal cavity in mammals and covers most of the viscera
mesentery - a double layer of peritoneum that attaches to the back wall of the abdominal cavity and supports the small intestines
omentum - a fold of peritoneum supporting the viscera
serosa, serous membrane - a thin membrane lining the closed cavities of the body; has two layers with a space between that is filled with serous fluid
Translations
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peritoneum

[ˌperɪtəˈniːəm] N (peritoneums or peritonea (pl)) [ˌperɪtəˈniːə]peritoneo m

peritoneum

nBauchfell nt, → Peritoneum nt (spec)

per·i·to·ne·um

n. peritoneo, membrana que cubre la pared abdominal y las vísceras.

peritoneum

n peritoneo
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Background: Pelvic floor peritoneum reconstruction is a key step in various standard resections for open radical rectal cancer.
Common locations are the uterine wall, the fallopian tubes, the ovaries and the pelvic peritoneum.
4) Unusual sites of this disease such as breast, adrenal, appendix, peritoneum, omentum, and mesentery (4-7) can frequently cause diagnostic problems, which can give rise to an increased risk of diagnostic delay and many potentially serious complications.
Peritonitis is the inflammation of the peritoneum, a thin layer of tissue that covers the abdomen and organs.
In peritoneal dialysis, the lining of a patients abdominal cavity the peritoneum acts as the filter for cleaning the blood.
Objective: To compare the mean post-operative analgesic requirement in non-closure and closure of peritoneum during open appendectomy.
A solitary fibrous tumour (SFT) is a rare mesenchymal tumour that frequently originates in the mesothelium-covered surfaces, such as the pleura and peritoneum.
It was avascular, attached to the peritoneum and the preperitoneal fat.
Interventions studied were blunt versus sharp abdominal entry, exteriorization of the uterus for repair versus intra-abdominal repair, single- versus double-layer closure of the uterus, closure versus nonclosure of the peritoneum, and chromic catgut versus polyglactin-910 for uterine repair.
The canal of Nuck is an abnormal patent pouch of parietal peritoneum extending anterior to the round ligament of the uterus into the labia majora through the inguinal ring into the inguinal canal.
Demographic variables were gender and age in years while research variables were types of primary abdomino-pelvic malignancies causing peritoneal carcinomatosis, patterns of peritoneum involvement, common peritoneal sites of involvement and associated findings of ascites, lymphadenopathy and metastasis.
ALBENZA is also indicated for the treatment of cystic hydatid disease of the liver, lung, and peritoneum, caused by the larval form of the dog tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus, concluded the company.