Definition of Peritoneal. Meaning of Peritoneal. Synonyms of Peritoneal

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Definition of Peritoneal

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Pleuroperitoneal
Pleuroperitoneal Pleu`ro*per`i*to*ne"al, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the pleural and peritoneal membranes or cavities, or to the pleuroperitoneum.
Subperitoneal
Subperitoneal Sub*per`i*to"ne*al, a. (Anat.) Situated under the peritoneal membrane.

Meaning of Peritoneal from wikipedia

- layer of mesothelium supported by a thin layer of connective tissue. This peritoneal lining of the cavity supports many of the abdominal organs and serves...
- Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a type of dialysis which uses the peritoneum in a person's abdomen as the membrane through which fluid and dissolved substances...
- Peritoneal mesothelioma is the name given to the cancer that attacks the lining of the abdomen. This type of cancer affects the lining that protects the...
- Peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) is intraperitoneal dissemination (carcinosis) of any form of cancer that does not originate from the peritoneum itself....
- The peritoneal cavity is a potential space between the parietal peritoneum (the peritoneum that surrounds the abdominal wall) and visceral peritoneum (the...
- fluid in the abdomen. Technically, it is more than 25 ml of fluid in the peritoneal cavity. Symptoms may include increased abdominal size, increased weight...
- Peritoneal fluid is a liquid made in the abdominal cavity which lubricates the surface of tissue that lines the abdominal wall and pelvic cavity. It covers...
- cirrhosis, or a ruptured appendix. Risk factors include ascites and peritoneal dialysis. Diagnosis is generally based on examination, blood tests, and...
- Primary peritoneal cancer or carcinoma is also known as serous surface papillary carcinoma, primary peritoneal carcinoma, extra-ovarian serous carcinoma...
- Peritoneal washing is a procedure used to look for malignant cells, i.e. cancer, in the peritoneum. Peritoneal washes are routinely done to stage abdominal...
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