From the case: Mesentery (sagittal)

Modality: Diagram

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  • Mesentery - “ A mesentery is a double layer of peritoneum that encloses the intestines and attaches them to the posterior abdominal wall. The term was originall...”
  • Transverse mesocolon - “ The transverse mesocolon is a broad, meso-fold of peritoneum, which connects the transverse colon to the posterior wall of the abdomen. It is con...”
  • 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...”
  • Pelvic peritoneal space - “ The pelvic peritoneal space is the inferior reflection of the peritoneum over the fundus of the urinary bladder and the front of the rectum at the...”
  • Abdominal cavity - “ The abdominal cavity is divided into two major compartments, the peritoneum and retroperitoneum, early in fetal development. The parietal periton...”
  • Omentum - “ An omentum is a double layer of peritoneum that attaches the stomach to another viscus: the greater omentum hangs from the greater curvature of 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...”

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