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
References in periodicals archive ?
The induced diabetic mice model was created by injecting alloxan monohydrate (150 mg/kg) intra peritoneally for a single time.
When peritoneally disseminated tumour cells are implanted into these spaces, these may mimic intrahepatic focal lesions.
The knot was placed underneath peritoneally, rather than subcutaneously.
In writhing test, a noxious chemical stimulus (acetic acid) administered intra- peritoneally resulted in abdominal constriction [18].