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1

abdominal evisceration

abdominal organ protrusion through an open wound to the abdomen.

2

Kehr sign

shoulder pain referred from the diaphragm when it is irritated by blood within the abdominal cavity.

3

peritoneal space

the anterior abdominal cavity that houses the majority of the abdominal organs and is lined by the peritoneum.

4

peritonitis

irritation and inflammation of the abdominal lining.

5

retroperitoneal cavity

the space located behind the peritoneal cavity.