retroperitoneal


ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al

adjective \ˌre-trō-ˌper-ə-tə-ˈnē-əl\

Definition of RETROPERITONEAL

:  situated behind the peritoneum
ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al·ly \-ə-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of RETROPERITONEAL

1874

ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al

adjective \-ˌper-ət-ən-ˈē-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RETROPERITONEAL

: situated or occurring behind the peritoneum <retroperitoneal bleeding> <a retroperitoneal tumor>
ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al·ly \-ə-lē\ adverb

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