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A fold of the peritoneum, passing from the stomach to the transverse colon. Also called caul.
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the part of the omentum that attaches to the stomach and colon and hangs over the small intestine. Also called caul.
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|Noun||1.||greater 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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