noun, plural o·men·ta [oh-men-tuh]. /oʊˈmɛn tə/. Anatomy.
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Origin of omentum
OTHER WORDS FROM omentumo·men·tal, adjectivepost·o·men·tal, adjective
Words nearby omentum
Example sentences from the Web for omentum
Observe the condition of the omentum, the mesentery, the viscera and the peritoneal surface of the intestines.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
The assistant passes a large warm flat dab into the belly to restrain the intestines and omentum.
The peritoneum and omentum in one case (cow), reported by Sayre, were covered with small nodules.Barium, A Cause of the Loco-Weed Disease|Albert Cornelius Crawford
If the omentum finds its way out of the wound, all of it that is black or green must be cut off.Old-Time Makers of Medicine|James J. Walsh
Next he opened the body cavity and pulled out the viscera, setting aside a mass of fat (apparently the omentum).The Barren Ground Caribou of Keewatin|Francis Harper