Definition of Abdominal cavity

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Abdominal cavity: The cavity within the abdomen, the space between the abdominal wall and the spine.

The abdominal cavity is hardly an empty space. It contains a number of crucial organs including the lower part of the esophagus, the stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, and bladder.

QUESTION

Pancreatitis is inflammation of an organ in the abdomen called the pancreas. See Answer

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