omenta


omenta

noun, plural o·men·ta [oh-men-tuh] /oʊˈmɛn tə/. Anatomy.

  1. a fold of the peritoneum connecting the stomach and the abdominal viscera forming a protective and supportive covering.

noun plural -ta (-tə)

  1. anatomy a double fold of peritoneum connecting the stomach with other abdominal organs

n. pl. o•men•tums

  1. One of the folds of the peritoneum that connect the stomach with other abdominal organs, especially the greater omentum or the lesser omentum.

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