Next he opened the body cavity and pulled out the viscera, setting aside a mass of fat (apparently the omentum).
On opening the abdomen, the omentum was found dark and shrunk.
The peritoneum and omentum in one case (cow), reported by Sayre, were covered with small nodules.
The aperture of exit was plugged by a tag of omentum (see fig. 89).
The assistant passes a large warm flat dab into the belly to restrain the intestines and omentum.
omentum sound, and of a natural white colour, traversed by some large veins.
The veins of the omentum, mesentery, and intestines, were full of blood.
These changes are found associated with fatty liver, heart, and omentum, in drunkards especially.
Hydatids of the spleen, omentum, and abdominal cavity (Bibliography No. 20 g).
But care must be taken to exclude tumors formed by fecal accumulations and masses attached to the omentum.
omentum o·men·tum (ō-měn'təm)
n. pl. o·men·tums or o·men·ta (-tə)
One of the folds of the peritoneum that connect the stomach with other abdominal organs, especially the greater omentum or the lesser omentum.