Medical Definition of Foramen omentale

1. The passage, below and behind the portal hepatis, connecting the two sacs of the peritoneum; it is bounded anteriorly by the hepatoduodenal ligament and posteriorly by a peritoneal fold over the inferior vena cava. Synonym: foramen omentale, foramen epiploicum, aditus ad saccum peritonei minorem, Duverney's foramen, Winslow's foramen. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foramen Omentale

foramen lacerum medium
foramen lacerum posterius
foramen lateralis ventriculi quarti
foramen magnum
foramen mandibulae
foramen mastoideum
foramen mentale
foramen nutricium
foramen of Arnold
foramen of Key-Retzius
foramen of Luschka
foramen of Monro
foramen of transverse process
foramen of vena cava
foramen omentale (current term)
foramen opticum
foramen ovale
foramen ovales
foramen palatinum majus
foramen parietale
foramen petrosum
foramen processus transversi
foramen quadratum
foramen rotundum
foramen sacrale
foramen singulare
foramen sphenopalatinum
foramen spinosum
foramen stylomastoideum

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