pericardioperitoneal


pericardioperitoneal
Relating to the pericardial and peritoneal cavities.

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  • Bochdalek's foramen — is a defect in the diaphragm normally posterior lateral. It is formed by the incomplete closure of the pericardioperitoneal canals by the pleuroperitoneal membrane. The existence of this foramen might cause a congenital diaphragmatic hernia,… …   Wikipedia

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  • pleuropericardial folds — a pair of small ridges that originate along the lateral body walls in the fifth week of embryonic development and project into the cranial ends of the pericardioperitoneal canals to divide the pleural cavities from the pericardial cavity; they… …   Medical dictionary

  • pleuroperitoneal folds — a pair of crescent shaped ridges that originate along the lateral body walls of in the fifth week of embryonic development and project into the caudal ends of the pericardioperitoneal canals to divide the pleural cavities from the peritoneal… …   Medical dictionary

  • pleuroperitoneal membranes — a pair of partitions in the embryo that close off the pericardioperitoneal canals and separate the pleural cavities from the peritoneal cavity; formed by enlargement of the pleuroperitoneal folds; they develop into the posterolateral portions of… …   Medical dictionary


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