Abdominal cavity

C0230168

SYNONYMS

Cavitas abdominis, Cavity of abdominal compartment, Cavitas abdominalis, Cavity of compartment of abdomen, Space of abdominal compartment

DEFINITIONS

The area of the body that contains the pancreas, stomach, intestine, liver, gallbladder, and other organs.
NCI

The portion of the body that lies between the thorax and the pelvis. (NCI)
NCI

The region in the abdomen extending from the thoracic DIAPHRAGM to the plane of the superior pelvic aperture (pelvic inlet). The abdominal cavity contains the PERITONEUM and abdominal VISCERA, as well as the extraperitoneal space which includes the RETROPERITONEAL SPACE.
MSH

The portion of the body that lies between the thorax and the pelvis.
NCI

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Surface anatomy of abdomen by Henry Gray. Part 2