Medical Definition of Greater peritoneal cavity

1. The space enclosed by the peritoneum. It is divided into two portions, the greater sac and the lesser sac or omental bursa, which lies behind the stomach. The two sacs are connected by the foramen of winslow, or epiploic foramen. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greater Peritoneal Cavity

greater good
greater horn of hyoid bone
greater knapweed
greater kudu
greater masterwort
greater multangular bone
greater occipital nerve
greater omentum
greater palatine artery
greater palatine canal
greater palatine foramen
greater palatine groove
greater palatine nerve
greater pectoral muscle
greater pelvis
greater peritoneal cavity (current term)
greater peritoneal sac
greater petrosal nerve
greater pichiciego
greater posterior rectus muscle of head
greater prairie chicken
greater psoas muscle
greater rhomboid muscle
greater ring of iris
greater saphenous vein
greater saphenous veins
greater scaup
greater scaups
greater sciatic notch
greater spearwort

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