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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as peritoneum.

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  • The layer in contact with the heart is referred to as the visceral layer, the outer layer in contact with surrounding organs is the parietal pericardium. peritoneum (peritonaeum)

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  • The external iliac vein covered by the peritonaeum.

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  • -- The peritonaeum, 2, 3, closes the femoral canal, 12, at the femoral ring, in the same way as this membrane closes the inguinal canal at the internal inguinal ring, 3, Fig. 2, Plate 45.

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  • The external iliac artery covered by the peritonaeum and crossed by the spermatic vessels.

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  • Almost all varieties of inguinal herniae are said to be enveloped in a sac, or elongation of the peritonaeum.

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  • The lower third of the rectum, W, not being covered by the peritonaeum, is that part on which the various surgical operations are performed.

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  • This fold is formed by the epigastric vessels and the umbilical ligament, which, being tenser and shorter than the peritonaeum, thereby cause this membrane to project.

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  • V. External iliac artery covered by the peritonaeum.

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  • The external inguinal hernia, so called from its commencing in the outer peritonaeal fossa, on the outer side of the epigastric artery, takes a covering from the peritonaeum of this place, and pushes forward into the internal abdominal ring at the point marked P, Plate 32.

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  • It adheres to the external surface of the peritonaeum, and to the internal surface of the transverse muscle, by means of an intervening cellular tissue.

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