The peritoneal membrane is the smooth, transparent membrane that
lines the abdominal cavity and contains the internal organs of the abdomen and
pelvis, such as the stomach and large intestine. The peritoneal membrane helps
to protect and separate the internal structures of the abdomen and
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Tushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology
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