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Medical Term:

subserosa of peritoneum


a layer of loose areolar connective tissue underlying the mesothelial surface of the peritoneum and connecting it to the walls of the peritoneal cavity and the surfaces of invested viscera.

Synonym(s): tela subserosa peritoneiTA

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