properitoneal

adjective

pro·​peri·​to·​ne·​al (ˈ)prō-ˌper-ət-ᵊn-ˈē-əl How to pronounce properitoneal (audio)
: lying between the parietal peritoneum and the ventral musculature of the body cavity
a properitoneal herniated mass
properitoneal fat

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“Properitoneal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/properitoneal. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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