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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The smooth transparent serous membrane that lines the cavity of the abdomen of a mammal, is reflected inward over the abdominal and pelvic viscera, and consists of an outer layer closely adherent to the walls of the abdomen except in some places along the

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