noun, plural o·men·ta [oh-men-tuh] /oʊˈmɛn tə/. Anatomy.
- a fold of the peritoneum connecting the stomach and the abdominal viscera forming a protective and supportive covering.
noun plural -ta (-tə)
- anatomy a double fold of peritoneum connecting the stomach with other abdominal organs
n. pl. o•men•tums
- One of the folds of the peritoneum that connect the stomach with other abdominal organs, especially the greater omentum or the lesser omentum.