retroperitoneal

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adjective ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al \ˌre-trō-ˌper-ə-tə-ˈnē-əl\

Definition of retroperitoneal

  1. :  situated behind the peritoneum

retroperitoneally

play \-ə-lē\ adverb

1835

First Known Use of retroperitoneal

1835


Medical Dictionary

retroperitoneal

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adjective ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al \-ˌper-ət-ən-ˈē-əl\

Medical Definition of retroperitoneal

  1. :  situated or occurring behind the peritoneum retroperitoneal bleeding a retroperitoneal tumor

retroperitoneally

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