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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 peri·to·ne·um /ˌpɛrətṇˈiəm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 peri·to·ne·um /ˌpɛrətṇˈɪəm/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·i·to·ne·um n.  Anat. The smooth serous membrane which lines the cavity of the abdomen, or the whole body cavity when there is no diaphragm, and, turning back, surrounds the viscera, forming a closed, or nearly closed, sac. [Written also peritonæum.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a transparent membrane that lines the abdominal cavity in
          mammals and covers most of the viscera
      [also: peritonea (pl)]