an omentum attached to the stomach, part of the duodenum, and part of the liver and supporting the hepatic vessels.
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- lesser peritoneal cavity
Compare greater omentum.
Also called gastrohepatic omentum.
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A peritoneal fold passing from the margins of the portal fissure to the lesser curvature of the stomach and to the upper border of the duodenum.omentulum
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