Anatomical space in the abdominal cavity behind (retro) the peritoneum. It has no specific delineating anatomical structures. Organs are retroperitoneal if they only have peritoneum on their anterior side. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retroperitoneal_space ]

Synonyms: retroperitoneum spatium retroperitoneale

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efo_slim, pheno_slim

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f2/Gray1126.png

has relational adjective

retroperitoneal

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UBERON:0003693