Medical Definition of Omentum majus

1. A peritoneal fold passing from the greater curvature of the stomach to the transverse colon, hanging like an apron in front of the intestines. Synonym: omentum majus, caul, cowl, epiploon, gastrocolic omentum, pileus, velum. Lesser omentum, a peritoneal fold passing from the margins of the porta hepatis and the bottom of the fissure of the ductus venosus to the lesser curvature of the stomach and to the the upper border of the duodenum for a distance of about 2 cm beyond the gastroduodenal pylorus. Synonym: omentum minus, gastrohepatic omentum, omentulum. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Omentum Majus

omental enterocleisis
omental graft
omental sac
omental tenia
omental tuber
omentectomy
omentitis
omento-
omentofixation
omentopexy
omentoplasty
omentorrhaphy
omentovolvulus
omentulum
omentum
omentum majus (current term)
omentum minus
omentumectomy
omentums
omeprazole
omer
omers
omerta
omertas
omes
omethoate
omiai
omic
omicra
omicron

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