peritoneal

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peritoneal (not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to, or affecting the peritoneum.
    • 1914, Transactions of the Section on Genito-Urinary Diseases of the American Medical Association, page 80:
      After opening the bladder (incision extending 1 inch pubically from peritoneal fold) the prostate was was injected deeply with 1 per cent. cocain while the pericapsular region was injected with the 1 : 400 novocain solution.

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