Definición de peritoneum en inglés:

peritoneum

Saltos de línea: peri¦ton|eum
Pronunciación: /ˌpɛrɪtəˈniːəm
 
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sustantivo (plural peritoneums or peritonea /-ˈniːə/)

Anatomy
  • The serous membrane lining the cavity of the abdomen and covering the abdominal organs.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The diaphragm is then bluntly dissected away from the parietal peritoneum, leaving the peritoneum behind.
    • There was no extension into the endometrial cavity, nor into the pelvic peritoneum.
    • This treatment uses the lining of the peritoneum to act as the filter.

Derivativos

peritoneal

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The concern is that additional fluid would cause further distension and leakage of bowel contents into the peritoneal cavity.
  • A peritoneal dialysis catheter is placed under sterile conditions.
  • If no cells are present in this peritoneal mucous, the prognosis is excellent.

Origen

late Middle English: via late Latin from Greek peritonaion, from peritonos 'stretched round', from peri- 'around' + -tonos 'stretched'.

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