abdominal cavity


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Synonyms for abdominal cavity

the cavity containing the major viscera

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Stage IIIA: Cancer has penetrated the wall of the colon into the abdominal cavity, and invaded any of the local lymph nodes.
"He had been leaking food from his intestine into his abdominal cavity. The doctor said If I had waited until the morning to get him in, he probably would have gotten sepsis and passed away.
Mid-thoracic ESCC was prone to metastasis into lymph nodes of both the middle mediastinum (36.5%) and abdominal cavity (18.2%) (Table-III).
Because of the high prevalence of relapse, it adds credence to the theory that the peritoneum - the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity and surrounds the internal organs provides cancer cells with a refuge in which they are protected from the chemotherapy drugs.
Because of the high prevalence of relapse, it adds credence to the theory that the peritoneum - the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity and surrounds the internal organs -- provides cancer cells with a refuge in which they are protected from the chemotherapy drugs.
The swelling was fluctuant and had contents that would flow into the abdominal cavity when pressed.John said the previous day he had let his goats out in the paddocks for them to exercise and to give him time to repair the pens.
The peculiar ability of these devices to make an entry through abdominal cavity is projected to play a crucial role in making bladeless trocars important for the overall market.
After undergoing surgery, the patients were placed in an incubator or re-warming platform and the capsular bag was hung to avoid compressing the patient's abdominal cavity and affecting cardio-pulmonary function.
The abdominal cavity is almost entirely surrounded by musculofascial layers.
During the operation, the medical team separated the intestines and blood vessels between the twin and then the team re-created the abdominal cavity to return the intestines into it.
9 needles were retrieved from the abdominal cavity and neck.
The presence of moderate quantity of fluid in the abdominal cavity was observed.
Muscle-splitting gridiron-type incision is made to enter the abdominal cavity. This approach allows 4-6 cm laparotomy incision.
A small amount of serous ascites was seen in the abdominal cavity. The sigmoid colon was remarkably dilated and twisted at the point of the rectosigmoid.