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Peritoneal cavity Images of the peritoneal cavity from Gray anatomy (now out of copyright) and from Wikipedia (WikiCommons)
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  • Abdominal cavity - “ The abdominal cavity is divided into two major compartments, the peritoneum and retroperitoneum, early in fetal development. The parietal periton...”
  • Supramesocolic space - “ The supramesocolic space is the peritoneal space above the root of the transverse mesocolon. The inframesocolic space lies below the root of the t...”
  • Peritoneum - “ The peritoneum is a large complex serous membrane which forms a closed sac within the abdominal cavity. In the female, this closed sac is perforat...”
  • Inframesocolic space - “ The inframesocolic space is the peritoneal space below the root of the transverse mesocolon. The supramesocolic space lies above the transverse me...”
  • Left supramesocolic space - “ The left supramesocolic space is an arbitrary subdivision of the supramesocolic space, which lies between the diaphragm and the transverse colon 1...”

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