retroperitonitis

[ rĕt′rō-pĕr′ĭ-tn-ītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the cellular tissue behind the peritoneum.

Nearby words

  1. retroocular,
  2. retropack,
  3. retroperitoneal,
  4. retroperitoneal space,
  5. retroperitoneum,
  6. retropharyngeal,
  7. retropharynx,
  8. retroplasia,
  9. retroposed,
  10. retroposition


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