ectoperitonitis

ec·to·per·i·to·ni·tis

(ek'tō-per'i-tō-nī'tis),
Inflammation beginning in the deeper layer of the peritoneum which is next to the viscera or the abdominal wall.

ectoperitonitis

An obsolete term for peritonitis adjacent to viscera or the abdominal wall, a distinction of uncertain significance.

ectoperitonitis

(ĕk″tō-pĕr″ĭ-tō-nī′tĭs) [″ + peritonaion, peritoneum, + itis, inflammation]
Inflammation of the parietal layer of the peritoneum (the layer lining the abdominal wall).