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Definition of Omenta
OmentaOmentum 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.
Note: The great, or gastrocolic, omentum forms, in most
mammals, a great sac, which is attached to the stomach
and transverse colon, is loaded with fat, and covers
more or less of the intestines; the caul. The lesser,
or gastrohepatic, omentum connects the stomach and
liver and contains the hepatic vessels. The
gastrosplenic omentum, or ligament, connects the
stomach and spleen.
Meaning of Omenta from wikipedia
(Latin for "apron") is a medical
that surround abdominal
organs. The term may refer
the two layers
to slide freely
over each other. Peritoneal folds
and ligaments; they connect organs
to each other
or to the...
- vessels, lymph
tissue, and connective
are two omenta
. First, is the greater omentum
off of the transverse colon
- components. The visceral peritoneum covers
and mesenteries. The parietal peritoneum lines
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