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n. pl. e•pip•lo•a (-lō-ə)
  1. greater omentum
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  • On this account it is that the Epiploon or adipose tissue is so abundant in larv to what it is in the perfect insect.

    An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)

    William Kirby