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).

Current as of: July 26, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Ross Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology