properitoneal

pro·per·i·to·ne·al

(prō'per-i-tō-nē'ăl),
In front of the peritoneum.

properitoneal

/pro·peri·to·ne·al/ (pro″per-ĭ-to-ne´al) preperitoneal.
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Properitoneal prosthetic inguinal hernioplasty through a Pfannenstiel approach.
An abdominal radiograph demonstrated bulging of the properitoneal lines with a paucity of bowel gas pattern.
The central floating bowel loops, bulging flanks and loss of soft tissue planes and properitoneal lines were indicative of ascites.
By using a properitoneal approach, surgeons who performed both an open inguinal hernia repair and an open radical prostatectomy in the same surgical session have reportedly had good results.
Usually the innermost fat layer, the properitoneal fat fine, however, is discernible.