hemoperitoneum


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hemoperitoneum

 [he″mo-per″ĭ-to-ne´um]
an effusion of blood in the peritoneal cavity.

he·mo·per·i·to·ne·um

(hē'mō-per'i-tō-nē'ŭm),
Blood in the peritoneal cavity.

hemoperitoneum

[-per′itōnē′əm]
Etymology: Gk, haima + peri, around, tenein, to stretch
the presence of extravasated blood in the peritoneal cavity caused by surgical procedures, necrotizing tumors, fistulas, or laparoscopy procedures. Also spelled haemoperitoneum.

he·mo·per·i·to·ne·um

(hē'mō-per'i-tŏ-nē'ŭm)
Blood in the peritoneal cavity.
Synonym(s): haemoperitoneum.

hemoperitoneum

an effusion of blood in the peritoneal cavity.
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