peritoneal fluid vs ascitic fluid - (Nov/25/2010 )
can we call ascitic fluid as peritoneal fluid? as the former is produced in the peritoneum only.
No, I don't think so. Ascitic fluid is the fluid of an ascites, which is a sort of tumour that was commonly used to purify monoclonal antibodies. Whereas the peritoneum is the lining of the abdominal cavity.