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aeroperitonia, aeroperitoneum (s) (noun) (no pl)
Distention of the peritoneal cavity caused by gas: Since Jane felt pain in the area of her stomach and intestines, she went to see her doctor who diagnosed her as having a case of aeroperitonia, which affects the peritoneum or, in other words, the membrane lining the abdominal cavity.
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