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gastrocolic omentum

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greater omentum

noun Anatomy.
the peritoneal fold attached to the stomach and the colon and hanging over the small intestine.
Also called caul, gastrocolic omentum.
Compare lesser omentum.
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gastrocolic omentum n.
See greater omentum.

greater omentum n.
A peritoneal fold passing from the stomach to the transverse colon, hanging like an apron in front of the intestines. Also called caul, epiploon, gastrocolic omentum, velum.

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