peritoneal

Pronunciation:(PAYR-ih-toh-NEE-ul)

Definition: Having to do with the parietal peritoneum (the tissue that lines the abdominal wall and pelvic cavity) and visceral peritoneum (the tissue that covers most of the organs in the abdomen, including the intestines).Cancer.govPatient

peritonealRelacionado con el peritoneo parietal (tejido que recubre la pared abdominal y la cavidad pélvica) y con el peritoneo visceral (tejido que recubre la mayoría de los órganos del abdomen, inclusive los intestinos).Cancer.govPatient Date last modified: 2005-05-19