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Flashcards in Chapter 35 - Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma Deck (9)
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1

the abdominal cavity is lined by a two-layer, sheath like membrane called the _____

peritoneum

2

the inner most lining of the abdominal cavity that adheres to and supports the organs

visceral peritoneum

3

the outermost lining of the abdominal cavity that adheres to the walls of the abdominal cavity

parietal peritoneum

4

the potential space between the visceral and parietal peritonea is called the ________

peritoneal space

5

hollow organs

stomach
gallbladder
urinary bladder
ureters
internal urethra
fallopian tubes
small intestine
large intestine

6

solid organs

liver
spleen
pancreas
kidneys

7

irritation and inflammation of the peritoneal lining is known as

peritonitis

8

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

kehr sign

9

abdominal organ protrusion through an open wound to the abdomen

abdominal evisceration

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