the peritoneal fold attached to the stomach and the colon and hanging over the small intestine.
- greater dionysia,
- greater ionic,
- greater london,
- greater manchester,
- greater occipital nerve,
- greater palatine foramen,
- greater palatine nerve,
- greater petrosal nerve,
- greater posterior rectus muscle of head,
- greater prairie chicken
Compare lesser omentum.
Also called caul, gastrocolic omentum.
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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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