Subcutaneous adipose tissue that is located in the peritoneal cavity. [ CALOHA:paula ]

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external definition

Adipose tissue located inside the peritoneal cavity, packed in between internal organs and torso. An excess of visceral fat is known as central obesity, or belly fat, the pot belly or beer belly effect, in which the abdomen protrudes excessively[BTO:0004041].

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organ fat

abdominal fat

intra-abdominal adipose tissue

intra-abdominal fat

visceral fat

visceral adipose tissue