retroperitoneal

retroperitoneal
Having to do with the area outside or behind the peritoneum (the tissue that lines the abdominal wall and covers most of the organs in the abdomen).

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  • retroperitoneal — adj. anat. Que está situado detrás del peritoneo. Medical Dictionary. 2011. retroperitoneal Relativo o perteneciente a …   Diccionario médico

  • Retroperitoneāl — (lat.), hinter dem Bauchfell gelegen; Retroperitonealabszeß, eine Eiteransammlung in dem lockern retroperitonealen Bindegewebe, ist meist das Resultat von andern Organen fortgeleiteten Entzündungen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • rétropéritonéal — ● rétropéritonéal, rétropéritonéale, rétropéritonéaux adjectif Qui est situé en arrière du péritoine (membrane séreuse tapissant les parois de l abdomen et les viscères que celui ci contient) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • retroperitoneal — retroperitoneal,   Anatomie: hinter dem Peritoneum (Bauchfell) gelegen. * * * re|tro|pe|ri|to|ne|al <Adj.> [↑peritoneal] (Med.): hinter dem Bauchfell gelegen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Retroperitoneal — Der Retroperitonealraum oder einfach das Retroperitoneum (Spatium retroperitoneale) beinhaltet jene anatomischen Strukturen, die hinter dem Bauchfell (Peritoneum) liegen und nicht vom Bauchfell umschlossen werden. „Retroperitoneal“ bedeutet… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • retroperitoneal — External or posterior to the peritoneum. * * * ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al .per ət ən ē əl adj situated or occurring behind the peritoneum <retroperitoneal bleeding> <a retroperitoneal tumor> ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al·ly ə lē adv * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • Retroperitoneal fibrosis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 N13.5 ICD 9 593.4 …   Wikipedia

  • Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection — Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection, commonly referred to as RPLND, is a procedure to remove abdominal lymph nodes to treat testicular cancer, as well as help establish its exact stage and type. It is usually performed using an incision that… …   Wikipedia

  • retroperitoneal fibrosis — n proliferation of fibrous tissue behind the peritoneum often leading to blockage of the ureters called also Ormond s disease * * * a condition in which a dense plaque of fibrous tissue develops behind the peritoneum adjacent to the abdominal… …   Medical dictionary

  • retroperitoneal space — n RETROPERITONEUM * * * the region between the posterior parietal peritoneum and the front of the lumbar vertebrae. It contains important structures, including the kidneys, adrenal glands, pancreas, lumbar spinal nerve roots, sympathetic ganglia… …   Medical dictionary

  • retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy — surgical removal of lymph nodes in the retroperitoneal space, usually because of cancer metastasis, such as from carcinomas of the genital organs in men. Called also retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) …   Medical dictionary

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