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An injury in which there is a soft-tissue damage inside the body but the skin remains intact.

Closed abdominal injury

2

The displacement of organs outside of the body

Evisceration

3

The posterior region below the margin of the lower rib cage.

Flank

4

Contacting the stomach muscles to minimize the pain of abdominal movement; sign of peritonitis

Guarding

5

Structure through which materials pass, such as the stomach, small intestines, large intestines, ureters and bladder

Hollow organs

6

Left shoulder pain caused by blood in the peritoneal cavity

Kehr sign

7

An injury in which there is a break in the surface of the skin or mucous membrane, exposing deeper tissue to potential contamincation

Open abdominal injury

8

The abdominal cavity

Peritoneal cavity

9

Solid masses of tissues where much of the chemical work of the boyd takes place. (ei. The liver, spleen, pancreas and kidneys)

Solid organ