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1835, from intra- + peritoneal.

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Examples from the Web for intraperitoneal

Historical Examples of intraperitoneal

  • The rupture of the tube may be intraperitoneal or extraperitoneal.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7


  • The best illustration is the testicular reaction of young male guinea-pigs to intraperitoneal injections of glanders bacilli.

    The Fundamentals of Bacteriology

    Charles Bradfield Morrey

  • When introduced by the intraperitoneal route, caffein is, on the contrary, distinctly less toxic.

  • The minimum lethal dose by mouth is the same as by subcutaneous, and is less than by intraperitoneal, injection.

  • It should be added that Holst and Froelich failed to cure scurvy in guinea-pigs by intraperitoneal inoculations of orange juice.

    Scurvy Past and Present

    Alfred Fabian Hess