Omentum Definition

ō-mĕntəm
omenta, omentums
noun
A free fold of the peritoneum connecting the stomach and certain other visceral organs: the greater omentum covers the stomach and intestines like an apron over their anterior surfaces, while the lesser omentum forms a partial covering of the stomach and common bile duct.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Omentum

Noun

Singular:
omentum
Plural:
omenta, omentums

Origin of Omentum

  • Latin ōmentum

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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