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part of the greater omentum that is between the greater curvature of the stomach and the spleen.
mesentery of the sigmoid colon is known as?
largest part of the greater omentum. Descends anteriorly and inferiorly beyond the transverse colon
the lesser peritoneal sac is also known as what?
True or False: The ascending colon is a retroperitoneal organ.
An organ, which is only partially covered by the peritoneum and has no supporting mesentery, is defined as a _______ organ.
1. Identify
10. Identify
9. Identify
3. Identify Ligament
8. Identify
the smaller portion of the peritoneal cavity. Lies posterior to the stomach, and lesser omentum.
a reflection of the peritoneum that is raised from the body wall by underlying blood vessels, ducts, and obliterated fetal vessels
the main and larger part of the peritoneal cavity
the hepatoesophageal, hepatogastric, and hepatoduodenal ligaments form the _____ omentum.
thickened portion of the lesser omentum that connects the liver and duodenum
omental bursa (lesser sac) communicates with the greater sac through which foramen?
5. Identify
6. Identify
part of the greater omentum that is between the greater curvature of the stomach and the diaphragm
An organ, which is surrounded by the peritoneum and has a supporting mesentery, is defined as an _______ organ.
junction between the transverse colon and descending colon is called what?
a double layer of peritoneum thats occurs as a result of the invagination of the peritoneum by an organ
15. Identify flexure
3. What structure defines the inferior border of this ligament?
The part of the greater omentum between the transverse colon and the stomach is called the ______ ligament?
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membranous portion of the lesser omentum that connects the stomach and the liver
liver is connected to the abdominal wall via the _____ ____.
what divides the liver into left and right lobes?
The ascending colon is continuous with the transverse colon at what flexure?
12. Identify
14. Identify
true or false: there are organs in the peritoneal cavity
The _________ ligament contains the proper hepatic artery, common bile duct, and portal vein.
the foramen of Winslow can be found posterior to what ligament?
7. Identify
11. Identify flexure
This ligament represents the obliterated umbilical vein, a remnant of fetal circulation.
True or False: the Spleen is located deep in right hypochondrium between the stomach and 9-11 ribs.
4. Identify
double layered extension of peritoneum passing from the stomach to the proximal part of the duodenum and adjacent organs
double layer of peritoneum that connects an organ to another organ or the abdominal wall
13. Identify
connects the lesser curvature of the stomach and the proximal part of the duodenum to the liver
2. Identify
16. Identify
what divides the abdominal cavity into the supracolic and infracolic compartments?
the sigmoid colon becomes continuous with the rectum at what vertebral level?
lines the internal surface of the abdominopelvic wall
a pouch or concavity formed by a peritoneal fold.
portal vein, hepatic artery, and a bile duct comprise what?

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