appendices epiploicae

noun plural

ap·​pen·​di·​ces epi·​ploi·​cae ə-ˌpen-də-ˌsēz-ˌep-i-ˈplȯi-sē How to pronounce appendices epiploicae (audio)
: small peritoneal pouches filled with fat that are situated along the large intestine

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“Appendices epiploicae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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