the peritoneal fold attached to the stomach and the colon and hanging over the small intestine.
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- greater dionysia,
- greater ionic,
- greater london,
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- greater occipital nerve,
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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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