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peritoneum Explained

peritoneum at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) peritonea

peritoneum at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

early 15c., from L.L. peritonaeum, from Gk. peritonaion "abdominal membrane," lit. "part stretched over," from neut. of peritonaios "stretched over," from peri- "around" + teinein "to stretch." ///

Peritoneum at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Peritoneum \Per`i*to*ne"um\, n. [L. peritoneum, peritonaeum, Gr.
?, ?, fr. ? to stretch all around or over; ? around + ? to
stretch.] (Anat.)
The smooth serous membrane which lines the cavity of the
abdomen, or the whole body cavity when there is no diaphragm,
and, turning back, surrounds the viscera, forming a closed,
or nearly closed, sac. [Written also {periton[ae]um}.]

peritoneum at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

peritoneum
n : a transparent membrane that lines the abdominal cavity in
mammals and covers most of the viscera
[also: {peritonea} (pl)]

peritoneum at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedia » lang=en

Alternative forms

* peritonaeum

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » περί|περί-|around|tr=peri|lang=grc|sc=polytonic + Inter: term » τόνος||stretch|tr=tonos|lang=grc|sc=polytonic + Inter: term » -αιος||suffix to form an adjective|tr=-aios|lang=grc|sc=polytonic.

Noun

Inter: en-noun » pl2=peritonea
  • Inter: anatom » y In mammals, the serous membrane lining the cavity of the abdomen and that is folded over the viscera.
    1. Inter: zoolog » y In animals, the membrane lining the coelom cavity.

      Derived terms

      * peritoneal

  • peritoneally
  • peritonitis

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » serous membrane in mammals
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|腹膜|tr=fùmó|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|pobřišnice|f
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|peritoneo
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|vatsakalvo
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|péritoine|m
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Peritoneum|n, Inter: t- » de|Bauchfell|n
  • Ido: Inter: t+ » io|peritoneo
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|腹膜|tr=ふくまく, fukumaku|sc=Jpan
  • Korean: Inter: t+ » ko|복막|tr=bokmak|sc=Kore (Inter: t- » ko|腹膜|sc=Kore)

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|peritoneum|m
    • : Bokmål: Inter: t- » no|bukhinne|c
    • : Nynorsk: Inter: t- » nn|bukhinne|f
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|брюшина|f|tr=brjušína|sc=Cyrl
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|трбушница|f, Inter: t- » sh|осука|f, Inter: t- » sh|потрбушница|f
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|trbušnica|f, Inter: t- » sh|osuka|f, Inter: t- » sh|potrbušnica|f
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|peritoneo
    • Vietnamese: Inter: t- » vi|màng bụng


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:English nouns with irregular plurals -

    Norwegian

    Noun

    Inter: head » no|noun|g=m
  • peritoneum

    Inflection

    Inter: no-noun-infl » nb-class=m1|nn-class=m1

    Derived terms

    * peritoneal
    • peritonitt

      Synonyms

      * bukhinne


    Category: Category:no:Anatomy -
    Translation: el » peritoneum
    Translation: eo » peritoneum
    Translation: fa » peritoneum
    Translation: fr » peritoneum
    Translation: ko » peritoneum
    Translation: io » peritoneum
    Translation: id » peritoneum
    Translation: hu » peritoneum
    Translation: pl » peritoneum
    Translation: ro » peritoneum
    Translation: ru » peritoneum
    Translation: ta » peritoneum
    Translation: vi » peritoneum
    Translation: zh » peritoneum