gastrohepatic omentum.

[1825-35]

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  • Omentum — O*men tum, n.; pl. {Omenta}. [L.] (Anat.) A free fold of the peritoneum, or one serving to connect viscera, support blood vessels, etc.; an epiplo[ o]n. [1913 Webster] Note: The great, or gastrocolic, omentum forms, in most mammals, a great sac,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gastrohepatic — Gas tro*he*pat ic, a. [Gastro + hepatic.] (Med.) Pertaining to the stomach and liver; hepatogastric; as, the gastrohepatic, or lesser, omentum. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Omentum — A sheet of fat that is covered by peritoneum. The greater omentum is attached to the bottom edge of the stomach, and hangs down in front of the intestines. Its other edge is attached to the transverse colon. The lesser omentum is attached to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • gastrosplenic omentum — Omentum O*men tum, n.; pl. {Omenta}. [L.] (Anat.) A free fold of the peritoneum, or one serving to connect viscera, support blood vessels, etc.; an epiplo[ o]n. [1913 Webster] Note: The great, or gastrocolic, omentum forms, in most mammals, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lesser omentum — The primitive mesentery of a six weeks’ human embryo, half schematic. (Lesser omentum labeled at left.) …   Wikipedia

  • lesser omentum — noun a part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and liver and supporting the hepatic vessels • Hypernyms: ↑omentum * * * noun : an omentum connecting the liver and stomach and supporting the hepatic vessels * * * Anat. an omentum attached… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lesser omentum — Anat. an omentum attached to the stomach, part of the duodenum, and part of the liver and supporting the hepatic vessels. Also called gastrohepatic omentum. Cf. greater omentum. * * * …   Universalium

  • Omenta — Omentum O*men tum, n.; pl. {Omenta}. [L.] (Anat.) A free fold of the peritoneum, or one serving to connect viscera, support blood vessels, etc.; an epiplo[ o]n. [1913 Webster] Note: The great, or gastrocolic, omentum forms, in most mammals, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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