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greater omentum

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noun Anatomy.
  1. the peritoneal fold attached to the stomach and the colon and hanging over the small intestine.
Also called caul, gastrocolic omentum.
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gastrocolic omentum in Medicine

gastrocolic omentum

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greater omentum

  1. A peritoneal fold passing from the stomach to the transverse colon, hanging like an apron in front of the intestines.caul epiploon gastrocolic omentum velum