visceral peritoneum

noun

Medical Definition of visceral peritoneum

: the part of the peritoneum that lines the abdominal viscera — compare parietal peritoneum

Learn More About visceral peritoneum

Dictionary Entries Near visceral peritoneum

visceral pericardium

visceral peritoneum

visceral reflex

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Visceral peritoneum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/visceral%20peritoneum. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Food

  • a-light
  • Name these cookies!
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!