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Peritoneal membrane

The peritoneal membrane is the smooth, transparent membrane that lines the abdominal cavity and contains the internal organs of the abdomen and pelvis, such as the stomach and large intestine. The peritoneal membrane helps to protect and separate the internal structures of the abdomen and pelvis.

 
 

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