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  • noun Plural form of omentum.


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  • The serous coat (tunica serosa) is derived from the peritoneum, and covers the entire surface of the organ, excepting along the greater and lesser curvatures at the points of attachment of the greater and lesser omenta; here the two layers of peritoneum leave a small triangular space, along which the nutrient vessels and nerves pass.

    XI. Splanchnology. 1F. The Stomach

  • They are grouped under the three headings of ligaments, omenta, and mesenteries.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2e. The Abdomen

  • Thefe fefti - vals, were generally governed by the motion of the heavenly bodies, and, particularly, by the Ne - omenta; was it not then ncceffary, that the people fhould be warned of their approach?

    Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis


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