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Retroperitoneal space

Introduction: Retroperitoneal space

Description of Retroperitoneal space

Retroperitoneal space: An area occupying the most posterior aspect of the ABDOMINAL CAVITY. It is bounded laterally by the borders of the quadratus lumborum muscles and extends from the DIAPHRAGM to the brim of the true PELVIS, where it continues as the pelvic extraperitoneal space.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Retroperitoneal space: An area occupying the most posterior aspect of the ABDOMINAL CAVITY. It is bounded laterally by the borders of the quadratus lumborum muscles and extends from the DIAPHRAGM to the brim of the true PELVIS, where it continues as the pelvic extraperitoneal space.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Retroperitoneal space

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