peritoneal

adjective
peri·​to·​ne·​al
variants: or chiefly British peritonaeal \ ˌper-​ət-​ᵊn-​ˈē-​əl How to pronounce peritoneal (audio) \

Medical Definition of peritoneal

: of, relating to, or affecting the peritoneum

Other Words from peritoneal

peritoneally or chiefly British peritonaeally \ -​ə-​lē How to pronounce peritoneal (audio) \ adverb

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“Peritoneal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/peritoneal. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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