The greater omentum covered the intestines pretty thoroughly from the transverse colon almost to the pubis.
The mesentery of the stomach, or mesogastrium, enlarges in Mammalia to form a peculiar sack known as the greater omentum.
A mass of black, coagulated blood covered and concealed the spleen and the left margin of the 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.