The specialized supportive tissue that functions to encase the intestines and attach them to the abdominal wall is the:
peritoneal ligament NOT related to the liver
The anatomic structure that divides the peritoneal spaces into two main compartments is the:
The peritoneal space located between the descending colon and the left abdominal wall is the:
Left paracolic gutter
Which retroperitoneal space contains the ascending and descending colon, pancreas, and duodenum?
Right paracolic gutter
What peritoneal space is labeled as number 2?
Right pericolic space
The mesentery is labeled as what number?
What structure is labeled as number 4
Left perirenal space
The primary structure that divides the retroperitoneal spaces is the:
Renal (Gerota’s) fascia
The apron portion of the greater omentum that is attached to the transverse colon is the:
Ch 7 Abdo