omentum

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(ō-ment′ŭm )

(ō-ment′ă)
pl. omenta [L. omentum, adipose membrane]
A double fold of peritoneum attached to the stomach and connecting it with certain of the abdominal viscera. It contains the omental bursa.SEE: omental bursa;

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OMENTUM
omental (ō-ment′ăl ), adj.
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RELATIONSHIP OF GREATER OMENTUM TO ABDOMINAL ORGANS

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