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Peritonium
The largest serous membrane of the body that lines the abdominal cavity and covers the visera
Other serous membrane include
pericardium, pluera
All serous membranes composed of
mesothelium (simple squamous); conn. tissue
2 divisions of peritonium
parietal and visceral
Peritoneal cavity contains...
serous fluid
Retroperitoneal
Behind peritoneum
Retroperitoneal organs include
Pancreas
Duodenum
Ascending/descending aorta
Kidneys
Peritoneal folds
Mesentery
Mesocolon
Falciform ligament
Lesser omentum
Greater omentum (fatty apron)
Mesentery
A peritoneal fold in the small intestine to abdominal wall
Mesocolon
A peritoneal fold in the large intestine to abdominal wall
Falciform ligament
A peritoneal fold in the liver to abdominal wall
Lesser omentum
A peritoneal fold in the stomach to duodenum to liver
Greated omentum
(fatty apron) a peritoneal fold in the stomach to trasverse colon to posterior abdominal wall