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noun as in abdominal muscle

noun as in chest

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Example Sentences

Care must be taken to include the peritoneum in these sutures.

Were there cysticerci of different kinds in the peritoneum of the rabbit?

There was a rough brown exudation upon the surface of the peritoneum and intestines.

The abdominal viscera in general appeared healthy; slight effusion into the cavity of the peritoneum.

Adhesions to the parietal peritoneum are as a rule easily detached with the finger.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to peritoneum, such as: abdominals, celiac muscle, stomachal muscle, stomachic muscle, stomach muscle, and tummy muscle.

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