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Peritoneal Fluid

Peritoneal fluid is naturally produced in the abdominal (belly) cavity. It lubricates surfaces and prevents friction between organs and the lining of the abdominal wall (peritoneum).

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerRoss Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

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Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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