a localized, intense pain that arises from the parietal peritoneum, the lining of the abdominal cavity.
the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity and covers the organs within it visceral peritoneum.
pain that is felt in a location other than where the pain originates.
sharp pain that feels as if body tissues are being torn apart.
a poorly localized, dull or diffuse pain that arises from the abdominal organs, or viscera.