noun, plural o·men·ta [oh-men-tuh] /oʊˈmɛn tə/. Anatomy.
Origin of omentum
Examples from the Web for omentum
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
(a) The omentum is non-adherent to the transverse colon and transverse mesocolon.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
If the sac contains bowel and omentum, it is safer to open it over the omentum than over the bowel.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell
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
But care must be taken to exclude tumors formed by fecal accumulations and masses attached to the omentum.