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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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Peritoneal Cavity" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Peritoneal Cavity" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 84 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 1991
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