lesser omentum

noun Anatomy.
an omentum attached to the stomach, part of the duodenum, and part of the liver and supporting the hepatic vessels.
Compare greater omentum.
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lesser omentum n.
A peritoneal fold passing from the margins of the portal fissure to the lesser curvature of the stomach and to the upper border of the duodenum. Also called omentulum.

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The stomach is suspended from the abdominal wall by the lesser omentum.
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