"Peritoneal Cavity" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The space enclosed by the peritoneum. It is divided into two portions, the greater sac and the lesser sac or omental bursa, which lies behind the STOMACH. The two sacs are connected by the foramen of Winslow, or epiploic foramen.
- Lesser Sac
- Sac, Lesser
- Omental Bursa
- Bursa, Omental
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Peritoneal Cavity".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Peritoneal Cavity".
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