greater omentum

noun

: a part of the peritoneum attached to the greater curvature of the stomach and to the colon and hanging down over the small intestine

called also caul, gastrocolic omentum

compare lesser omentum

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“Greater omentum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/greater%20omentum. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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