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Peritoneal Cavity

"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.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Peritoneal Cavity" by people in this website by year, and whether "Peritoneal Cavity" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 23 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1985 and 1989 and 2000 and 2001 and 2002 and 2003
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