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Abdominal Wall

"Abdominal Wall" 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 outer margins of the ABDOMEN, extending from the osteocartilaginous thoracic cage to the PELVIS. Though its major part is muscular, the abdominal wall consists of at least seven layers: the SKIN, subcutaneous fat, deep FASCIA; ABDOMINAL MUSCLES, transversalis fascia, extraperitoneal fat, and the parietal PERITONEUM.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Abdominal Wall" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Abdominal Wall" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 84 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2010
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