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Abdominal cavity

Introduction: Abdominal cavity

Description of Abdominal cavity

Abdominal cavity: the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Abdominal cavity: The region in the abdomen extending from the thoracic DIAPHRAGM to the plane of the superior pelvic aperture (pelvic inlet). The abdominal cavity contains the PERITONEUM and abdominal VISCERA, as well as the extraperitoneal space which includes the RETROPERITONEAL SPACE.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Abdominal cavity: The region in the abdomen extending from the thoracic DIAPHRAGM to the plane of the superior pelvic aperture (pelvic inlet). The abdominal cavity contains the PERITONEUM and abdominal VISCERA, as well as the extraperitoneal space which includes the RETROPERITONEAL SPACE.
Source: MeSH 2007

Abdominal cavity: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Abdominal cavity:

Source - WordNet 2.1

  • cavitas abdominis

Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Broader terms for Abdominal cavity

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Abdominal cavity

The following list attempts to classify Abdominal cavity into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • bodily cavity,cavity,cavum
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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