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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bukhinneperitoneum

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
References in periodicals archive ?
The posterior parietal peritoneum encloses the bowel to form the mesentery and provide covering for the vasculature, lymphatics, and nerves supplying the small intestine.
7] Another trial showed decreased adhesion formation in the allocation group, where the parietal peritoneum and the rectus sheath were approximated.
Purulent peritonitis manifests as thickened parietal peritoneum, seroperitoneum, pneumatosis, thickening and edema of omentum majus and mesentery of small intestine, etc.
Traditionally every surgeon is taught to close all the layers that are cut during surgery except for the parietal peritoneum that may be closed or left unsutured6.
The first step involves opening the parietal peritoneum along the line of Toldt from splenic flexure of the colon to the iliac vessels (Figure 2).
Numerous pedunculated, sessile and irregular masses measuring from 2 to 15cm in diameter were attached to the visceral and parietal peritoneum, mainly of the liver capsule, greater and lesser omentum, and serosa of large intestine (Figure 1B).
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.
During the procedure, the right tubaric fimbriae were anchored to the pelvic parietal peritoneum.
Stay sutures were placed in the cranial and caudal aspect of the parietal peritoneum.
A firm mass with mild erythematous change, nontender, about 4 cm x 4 cm in size that had invaded into the parietal peritoneum was revealed on examination [Figure 1]a.
After opening the posterior parietal peritoneum, we then isolated the mass avoiding any potential traumatic maneuver and controlled the vascular supply using Hem-o-lok clips (Fig.
Further exploration revealed one small nodule on the parietal peritoneum of the pelvic region.