omentum

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omentum ‎(plural omentums or omenta)

  1. (anatomy) Either of two folds of the peritoneum that support the viscera

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ōmentum n ‎(genitive ōmentī); second declension

  1. (anatomy) The adipose membrane which encloses the bowels.
  2. The bowels
  3. (anatomy) Any membrane which envelops an internal part of the body

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ōmentum ōmenta
genitive ōmentī ōmentōrum
dative ōmentō ōmentīs
accusative ōmentum ōmenta
ablative ōmentō ōmentīs
vocative ōmentum ōmenta

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