What does omentum mean?

omentum in AZ Dictionary

(n) one of several folds of the peritoneum that connect the tummy with other stomach body organs, particularly:
(n) the higher omentum.
(n) The cheaper omentum.

omentum in Medical Dictionary

A sheet of fat that is included in peritoneum. The higher omentum is attached to the bottom edge of the stomach and hangs down as you're watching intestines. Its other edge is attached to the transverse colon. The reduced omentum is connected to the top edge of the tummy and also includes the undersurface of the liver. by Debroah NeissReport definition

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  • Sentence for "omentum"
  • Synonym for "omentum"
    • epiploon
  • Form for "omentum"
    • greater omentum, lesser omentum
  • Same Context for "omentum"
    • gallbladder, cecum, mesentery, milt, pancreas
  • Variant for "omentum"
    • omenta
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