siphac (c.1240)

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siphac (c.1240)


[FEW: 19,156a sifaq; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 2,428 cifac; DEAF:  cifac; DMF:  sifac; TLF: ; OED:  siphac n.; MED:  siphac n.; DMLBS: 3100c siphac]


1anat.peritoneum, membrane that lines the abdominal cavity
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Siphac est une pelecte qui reteint les entrailes en un liu que est apelé osceum (Latin: retinet intestina, ne cadant in osceum)  i 79
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  [A]uchune foiz est la rupture de siphac petite e dunc devez prendre la peleite od dindino [...]  i 79
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