[ ō-mĕn′tə-plăs′tē ]
A surgical procedure in which a portion of the greater omentum is used to cover or fill a defect, augment arterial or portal venous circulation, absorb effusions, or increase lymphatic drainage.
Words nearby omentoplasty
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