peritoneum
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˌpɛɹ.ɪt.əˈniː.əm/
Noun

peritoneum (plural peritoneums)

  1. (anatomy) In mammals, the serous membrane lining the cavity of the abdomen and that is folded over the viscera.
  2. (zoology) In animals, the membrane lining the coelom cavity.
Translations
  • French: péritoine
  • German: Peritoneum, Bauchfell
  • Portuguese: peritoneu, peritónio (Portugal), peritônio (Brazil)
  • Russian: брюши́на
  • Spanish: peritoneo



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