Abdominal Wall: 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.1
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- Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
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