Definition of Omenta. Meaning of Omenta. Synonyms of Omenta

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Definition of Omenta

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. 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

- Omentum (Latin for "apron") is a medical term referring to layers of peritoneum that surround abdominal organs. The term may refer to: Greater omentum...
- allows the two layers to slide freely over each other. Peritoneal folds are omenta, mesenteries and ligaments; they connect organs to each other or to the...
- vessels, lymph channels, fatty tissue, and connective tissue. There are two omenta. First, is the greater omentum that hangs off of the transverse colon and...
- components. The visceral peritoneum covers the intraperitoneal organs, omenta and mesenteries. The parietal peritoneum lines the abdominal walls; undersurface...
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