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omental branches

 

Definition: branches to the greater omentum; omental branches arise from the left and right gastroomental arteries (rami omentales arteriae gastroomentalis sinistrae et dextrae [TA]) opposite the gastric branches (rami gastrici [TA]) along the greater curvature of the stomach.

Synonym(s): rami omentalesTA, epiploic branches, rami epiploicae

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