transverse fascia


The fascia lining the abdominal cavity, between the inner surfaces of the abdominal musculature and the peritoneum.

Nearby words

  1. transverse colon,
  2. transverse diameter,
  3. transverse dune,
  4. transverse facial artery,
  5. transverse facial fracture,
  6. transverse fissure of cerebrum,
  7. transverse flute,
  8. transverse fold of rectum,
  9. transverse foramen,
  10. transverse fracture

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