Definition of Epiploic

1. a. Relating to the epiploön.



Definition of Epiploic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to the omentum. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Epiploic

1. pertaining to the epiploon [adj]

Medical Definition of Epiploic

1. Of or pertaining to an omentum or the omenta. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Epiploic

epiphytology
epiphytotic
epiphytotics
epiphænomena
epiphænomenon
epipial
epiplankton
epiplastra
epiplastron
epipleural
epiplexis
epiplo-
epiploa
epiploce
epiplocele
epiploic (current term)
epiploic appendage
epiploic appendix
epiploic branches
epiploic foramen
epiploic tags
epiploon
epiploons
epiplopexy
epipodia
epipodial
epipodiale
epipodialia
epipodite
epipodites

Literary usage of Epiploic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Arteries of the gastro-intestinal tract with inosculation circle by Byron Robinson (1908)
"The gastro-epiploic artery is considered as a single indivisible vessel with a right origin from the hepatic and a left origin from the splenic artery. ..."

2. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1908)
"The vasa brevia and the left gastro-epiploic artery take the same route to gain the interval between the two layers of the gastro-splenic omentum. ..."

3. The Comparative anatomy of the domesticated animals by Auguste Chauveau (1887)
"It begins by the left gastro-epiploic vein (Fig. 294, 14) anastomosing in arcade with the right gastro-epiploic, receiving on its track gastric, splenic, ..."

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