NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,780 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- peritoneal cavity
- listen (PAYR-ih-toh-NEE-ul KA-vuh-tee)
- The space within the abdomen that contains the intestines, the stomach, and the liver. It is bound by thin membranes.