Omenta



[oh-men-tuh m] /oʊˈmɛn təm/

noun, plural omenta
[oh-men-tuh] /oʊˈmɛn tə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
1.
a fold of the peritoneum connecting the stomach and the abdominal viscera forming a protective and supportive covering.

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    [oh-men-tuh m] /oʊˈmɛn təm/ noun, plural omenta [oh-men-tuh] /oʊˈmɛn tə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. a fold of the peritoneum connecting the stomach and the abdominal viscera forming a protective and supportive covering. /əʊˈmɛntəm/ noun (pl) -ta (-tə) 1. (anatomy) a double fold of peritoneum connecting the stomach with other abdominal organs omental o·men·tal (ō-měn’tl) adj. […]

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    omentectomy o·men·tec·to·my (ō’měn-těk’tə-mē) n. Resection or excision of the omentum.



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    omentitis o·men·ti·tis (ō’měn-tī’tĭs) n. Peritonitis involving the omentum.

  • Omento-

    omento- or oment- pref. Omentum: omentectomy.



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