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Abdominal Cavity

"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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Abdominal Cavity" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Abdominal Cavity" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2005 and 2012 and 2019
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