omentum

Definitions of omentum
  1. noun
    a fold of peritoneum supporting the viscera
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    types:
    caul, gastrocolic omentum, greater omentum
    part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the colon and covering the intestines
    lesser omentum
    a part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and liver and supporting the hepatic vessels
    type of:
    peritoneum
    a transparent membrane that lines the abdominal cavity in mammals and covers most of the viscera
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