In front of the peritoneum.

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pro·peri·to·ne·al (')prō-.per-ət-ən-'ē-əl adj lying between the parietal peritoneum and the ventral musculature of the body cavity <a \properitoneal herniated mass> <\properitoneal fat>

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pro·peri·to·ne·al (pro″pər-ĭ-to-neґəl) preperitoneal.

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