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- Plural form of peritonæum
- 1907, Parker Syms in Annals of Surgery, J. B. Lippincott Company; volume XLVI, page 96:
- 2. That sepsis is not so likely to occur in these peritonæa as in laparotomy in healthy ones, on account of the pathological changes which have taken place in the membranes.