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Anatomy Term: peritoneum
XAO ID: 0000139
Definition: "Serous membrane that forms the lining of the abdominal cavity or the coelom. It covers most of the intra-abdominal organs, supports the abdominal organs, and serves as a conduit for their blood and lymph vessels and nerves. It is composed of a layer of mesothelium."
Stage Range: NF stage 20 to death
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Parent(s): serous membrane (is_a) alimentary system (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY