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Abdominal Wall MeSH Descriptor Data 2021

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Abdominal Wall
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Scope Note
The outer margins of the ABDOMEN, extending from the osteocartilaginous thoracic cage to the PELVIS. Though its major part is muscular, the abdominal wall consists of at least seven layers: the SKIN, subcutaneous fat, deep FASCIA; ABDOMINAL MUSCLES, transversalis fascia, extraperitoneal fat, and the parietal PERITONEUM.
NLM Classification #
WE 757
Previous Indexing
Abdominal Muscles (1965-2002)
See Also
Abdominal Muscles
Public MeSH Note
2003; see ABDOMINAL MUSCLES 1966-1992
History Note
2003; use ABDOMINAL MUSCLES 1966-1992
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Abdominal Wall Preferred
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