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[oh-men-tuh m] /oʊˈmɛn təm/

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

omental o·men·tal (ō-měn’tl)
Relating to the omentum.

omentum o·men·tum (ō-měn’təm)
n. pl. o·men·tums or o·men·ta (-tə)
One of the folds of the peritoneum that connect the stomach with other abdominal organs, especially the greater omentum or the lesser omentum.


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

  • Omentitis

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

  • Omento-

    omento- or oment- pref. Omentum: omentectomy.

  • Omentopexy

    omentopexy o·men·to·pex·y (ō-měn’ə-pěk’sē) n.

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