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Descriptor English:   Omentum 
Descriptor Spanish:   Epiplón 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Omento 
Synonyms English:   Omentums  
Tree Number:   A01.923.047.025.600.573
Definition English:   A double-layered fold of peritoneum that attaches the STOMACH to other organs in the ABDOMINAL CAVITY. 
Indexing Annotation English:   dis: coord IM with PERITONEAL DISEASES (IM); neopl: coord IM with PERITONEAL NEOPLASMS (IM) + histol type of neopl (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   10037 
Unique Identifier:   D009852 

      Body Regions [A01]
         Torso [A01.923]
            Abdomen [A01.923.047]
               Abdominal Cavity [A01.923.047.025]
                  Peritoneum [A01.923.047.025.600]
                     Douglas' Pouch [A01.923.047.025.600.225]
                     Mesentery [A01.923.047.025.600.451] +
                     Omentum [A01.923.047.025.600.573] 
                     Peritoneal Cavity [A01.923.047.025.600.678]
                     Peritoneal Stomata [A01.923.047.025.600.700]
                  Retroperitoneal Space [A01.923.047.025.750]