lesser omentum

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Related to gastrohepatic omentum: greater omentum, Gastrocolic ligament, Hepatogastric ligament, omental foramen

lesser omentum

n.
A fold of the peritoneum joining parts of the stomach and duodenum to the liver.
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Noun1.lesser omentum - a part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and liver and supporting the hepatic vessels
omentum - a fold of peritoneum supporting the viscera
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1) In mesenteroaxial volvulus, the stomach rotates around the gastrohepatic omentum in a left/right or right/left direction.