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lesser omentum

noun, Anatomy.
an omentum attached to the stomach, part of the duodenum, and part of the liver and supporting the hepatic vessels.
Also called gastrohepatic omentum.
Compare greater omentum. Unabridged
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lesser omentum n.
A peritoneal fold passing from the margins of the portal fissure to the lesser curvature of the stomach and to the upper border of the duodenum. Also called omentulum.

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