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) \

Medical Definition of appendices epiploicae

: small peritoneal pouches filled with fat that are situated along the large intestine

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“Appendices epiploicae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/appendices%20epiploicae. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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