gastrocolic omentum

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Related to gastrocolic omentum: omental, Gastrocolic ligament
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Noun1.gastrocolic omentum - part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the colon and covering the intestines
omentum - a fold of peritoneum supporting the viscera
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We used ribs made by “prolene” mesh and bone cement to repair the bony defect, and further covered the defect with the latissimus dorsi muscle and gastrocolic omentum. This method obtained a satisfying effect.
To fully assess the pancreas, the lesser sac is entered through the gastrocolic omentum outside the gastroepiploic arcade4 and, by retracting the transverse colon inferiorly and the stomach superiorly, exposure of the anterior surface and the superior and inferior borders of the body and tail of the pancreas is obtained.