• synonyms

subperitoneal fascia

[ sŭb′pĕr-ĭ-tn-ēəl ]


The thin layer of fascia and adipose tissue between the peritoneum and the transverse fascia.extraperitoneal fascia

Nearby words

subotica, suboxide, subpapular, subpar, subperiosteal amputation, subperitoneal fascia, subphylum, subpixel, subpleural, subplot, subpoena
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