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abdominal fascia, visceral abdominal fascia, parietal abdominal fascia, extraperitoneal fascia
A term for the fascia (sheet or band of connective tissue covering or binding together parts of the body; such as, muscles or organs) that forms part of the general layer which lines the walls of the abdominal cavity and investing (process of covering) the abdominal organs.

It is subdivided into visceral abdominal fascia (internal organs of the abdomen), parietal abdominal fascia (connective tissue lining the wall of the abdominal cavity), and extraperitoneal fascia (thin layer of connective tissue and adipose or fat tissue).

This entry is located in the following units: abdomin-, abdomino-, abdomen- (page 2) -al; -ial, -eal (page 2) peri- (page 1)