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Can you name the Peritoneum and Peritoneal Cavity?

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

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