the peritoneal fold attached to the stomach and the colon and hanging over the small intestine.
Compare lesser omentum.
Also called caul, gastrocolic omentum.
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Medicine definitions for gastrocolic omentum (1 of 2)
Medicine definitions for gastrocolic omentum (2 of 2)
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
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