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(Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the peritoneum.

Origin: Cf. F. Peritoneal.

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Re: Illness and Digestion...

... to slough (die and shed). When the gut starts to slough, you get bacterial translocation...bacteria moves from the alimentary system into the peritoneal/abdominal cavity and causes peritonitis/sepsis...the comes SIRS (Systemic Inflammatory Response Sydrome), MODS (Multiple Organ Dysfunction ...

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by cardiorrhexis
Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:58 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Illness and Digestion...
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The Fiber Disease

... effects of the toxin. After oral exposure mana gement should include standard therapy for poison ingestion. Ascorbic acid (400-1200 mg/kg, inter-peritoneal (ip)) works to decrease lethality in animal studies, but has not been tested in humans. While not yet available for humans, administration ...

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by London
Fri Jan 13, 2006 9:04 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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