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Peritoneal cavity

Introduction: Peritoneal cavity

Description of Peritoneal cavity

Peritoneal cavity: The space within the abdomen that contains the intestines, the stomach, and the liver. It is bound by thin membranes.
Source: National Institute of Health

Peritoneal cavity: the interior of the peritoneum; a potential space between layers of the peritoneum.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Peritoneal cavity: space enclosed by the peritoneum.
Source: CRISP

Peritoneal cavity: The space enclosed by the peritoneum. It is divided into two portions, the greater sac and the lesser sac or omental bursa, which lies behind the STOMACH. The two sacs are connected by the foramen of Winslow, or epiploic foramen.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Peritoneal cavity: The space enclosed by the peritoneum. It is divided into two portions, the greater sac and the lesser sac or omental bursa, which lies behind the STOMACH. The two sacs are connected by the foramen of Winslow, or epiploic foramen.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - WordNet 2.1

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Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Peritoneal cavity

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Peritoneal cavity

The following list attempts to classify Peritoneal 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 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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