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omentoplasty in Medicine

omentoplasty

(ō-mĕntə-plăs′tē)
n.
  1. A surgical procedure in which a portion of the greater omentum is used to cover or fill a defect, augment arterial or portal venous circulation, absorb effusions, or increase lymphatic drainage.
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