Flashcards in Regional Terms Ch 2 Deck (11):
The portion of the body between the body between the thorax and the pelvic containing the abdominal cavity
The chest region located between the neck and the diaphragm.
The caudal region of the abdomen adjacent to the thigh (also known as the inguinal area).
Thin layers of tissue that cover a surface, line a cavity, or divide a space or an organ.
The membrane lining the walls of the abdominal and pelvic cavities and it covers some organs in this area. It may be further divided in reference to its location.
The outer layer of the Peritoneum that lines the abdominal and pelvic cavities.
The inner layer of the peritoneum that surrounds the abdominal organs.
Inflammation of the peritoneum
Umbilicus (also called navel)
The pit in the abdominal wall marking the point where the umbilical cord entered the fetus.
The layer of the peritoneum that suspends parts of the intestine in the abdominal cavity.