visceral peritoneum


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visceral peritoneum

[′vis·ə·rəl ‚per·ə·tə′nē·əm]
(anatomy)
That portion of the peritoneum covering the organs of the abdominal cavity.
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12) The College of American Pathologists suggests the following findings to represent serosal involvement (pT4a): tumor present at the serosal surface with inflammatory reaction, mesothelial hyperplasia, and/or erosion/ulceration, and free tumor cells on the serosal surface with underlying ulceration of the visceral peritoneum.
2) The visceral peritoneum accounts for what percent of the total peritoneal surface?
Tumor penetrates to the surface of the visceral peritoneum (serosa) and directly invades adjacent structures (specify: )
Parts A and C of Figure 4 illustrate the ovarian tubule with normal oocytes in the lumen; parts B and D show the EOs growing among cells of the visceral peritoneum toward the coelomic cavity.
Dwell time also plays a role in determining how much of the insulin hi the visceral peritoneum will be absorbed into the portal venous circulation.
During laparoscopy, abdominal tuberculosis is suggested by macroscopic signs like tubercles/nodules over the peritoneal surfaces, thickening and hyperemia of omentum, inflammatory adhesions and a long fibrous band extending from the parietal to visceral peritoneum called 'Stalactic band' which is quite characteristic of abdominal tuberculosis.
On the other hand, studies of closure of both parietal and visceral peritoneum at cesarean delivery suggest that peritoneal nonclosure does not promote, and might even decrease, adhesion formation.
In contrast the visceral peritoneum of the small bowel is seeded sparsely (3).