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omentopexy

omentopexy in Medicine

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

  1. Suture of the greater omentum to the abdominal wall.

  2. Suture of the omentum to another organ to increase arterial circulation. Also called omentofixation.

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