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Membrane

thin layers of tissue that cover a surface, line a cavity, or divide a space or an organ

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thin layers of tissue that cover a surface, line a cavity, or divide a space or an organ

Membrane

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Peritoneum

the membrane lining the walls of the abdominal and pelvic cavities and it covers some organs in this area

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the membrane lining the walls of the abdominal and pelvic cavities and it covers some organs in this area

Peritoneum

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Parietal peritoneum

the outer layer of the peritoneum that lines the abdominal and pelvic cavities

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the outer layer of the peritoneum that lines the abdominal and pelvic cavities

Parietal peritoneum

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the inner layer of the peritoneum that surrounds the abdominal organs

Visceral peritoneum

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Visceral peritoneum

the inner layer of the peritoneum that surrounds the abdominal organs

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Peritonitis

Inflammation of the peritoneum

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Inflammation of the peritoneum

Peritonitis

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Mesentery

the layer of the peritoneum that suspends parts of the intestine in the abdominal cavity

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the layer of the peritoneum that suspends parts of the intestine in the abdominal cavity

Mesentery

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Retroperitoneal

superficial to the peritoneum

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superficial to the peritoneum

Retroperitoneal