The space enclosed by the peritoneum. It is divided into two portions, the greater sac and the lesser sac or omental bursa, which lies behind the stomach. The two sacs are connected by the foramen of winslow, or epiploic foramen.
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... translocation...bacteria moves from the alimentary system into the peritoneal/abdominal cavity and causes peritonitis/sepsis...the comes SIRS (Systemic Inflammatory Response Sydrome), ...
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