retroperitoneal


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ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al

 (rĕt′rō-pĕr′ĭ-tn-ē′əl)
adj.
Situated behind the peritoneum.

retroperitoneal

(ˌrɛtrəʊˌpɛrɪtəˈniːəl)
adj
of or relating to the area behind the abdominal lining, where organs such as the kidneys and bladder are located
Translations

ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al

a. retroperitoneano-a, rel. a o situado detrás del peritoneo.

retroperitoneal

adj retroperitoneal
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Retroperitoneal space is limited anteriorly by peritoneal covering (parietal peritoneum), posteriorly by posterior abdominal wall (transversalis fascia), superiorly by 12th rib and vertebrae, inferiorly by the base of sacrum and iliac crest, and laterally by the sites of borders of quadratus lumborum muscles.
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The aim of this study was to determine if the cross-sex hormonal replacement modifies antioxidant enzyme activities in retroperitoneal fat adipocytes.
Retroperitoneal hematoma is a well-known, but rare, clinical condition that can be potentially lethal.
The tumor was excised via a single port of 3 cm at the right flank through a retroperitoneal approach.
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The patient was operated under general anesthesia and we found a retroperitoneal mass attached to the spine at L5.