epiploic foramen

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ep·i·plo·ic for·a·men

n. foramen epiploico, abertura que comunica la cavidad mayor peritoneal con la menor.
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The omental foramen had a cranio-caudal length of 3.5 cm and communicated the vestibule of the omental bursa with the rest of the peritoneal cavity.
The omental foramen and the entrance to the caudal recess were much wider than in the rabbit.