"Abdominal 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 region in the abdomen extending from the thoracic DIAPHRAGM to the plane of the superior pelvic aperture (pelvic inlet). The abdominal cavity contains the PERITONEUM and abdominal VISCERA, as well as the extraperitoneal space which includes the RETROPERITONEAL SPACE.
- Abdominal Cavity
- Abdominal Cavities
- Cavities, Abdominal
- Cavity, Abdominal
- Cavitas abdominis
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Abdominal Cavity".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Abdominal Cavity".
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