Unit 3 - Thorax, Abdomen, Pelvis, and Perinuem: Attachments of Peritoneum to Body Wall (Ex. III) Flashcards Preview

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subphrenic recess

between diaphragm and liver
limited by coronary ligaments
separate into R and L spaces by falciform ligament

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subhepatic space

between liver and transverse colon

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hepatorenal recess ("Morison's pouch")

P extension of subhepatic space
between V surface of liver and R kidney/suprarenal gland
communicates w/ R subphrenic recess

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supracolic and infracolic compartments

defined by attachment of transverse mesocolon on P abdominal wall
supracolic above attachment and infracolic below
root of mesentery of SI further divides infracolic into R and L spaces

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paracolic gutters

lie adjacent to A and D colons
allow communication between supracolic and infracolic compartments

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What do they do?

form during development of GI tract
subdivide greater sac
can influence flow of fluid w/in cavity

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