Epiplo-



epiplo- pref.
Omentum: epiploic.

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  • Epiploic

    epiploic ep·i·plo·ic (ěp’ə-plō’ĭk) adj. Omental.

  • Epiploic appendix

    epiploic appendix n. Any of several small processes or sacs of peritoneum, generally distended with fat and projecting from the serous coat of the large intestine. Also called epiploic appendage.



  • Epiploic foramen

    epiploic foramen n. The passage below and behind the portal fissure of the liver, connecting the two sacs of the peritoneum.

  • Epiploon

    epiploon e·pip·lo·on (ĭ-pĭp’lō-ŏn’) n. pl. e·pip·lo·a (-lō-ə) See greater omentum.



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