Medical Definition of Epiploic foramen

1. The passage, below and behind the portal hepatis, connecting the two sacs of the peritoneum; it is bounded anteriorly by the hepatoduodenal ligament and posteriorly by a peritoneal fold over the inferior vena cava. Synonym: foramen omentale, foramen epiploicum, aditus ad saccum peritonei minorem, Duverney's foramen, Winslow's foramen. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epiploic Foramen

epiphænomenon
epipial
epiplankton
epiplastra
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epiplexis
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epiploa
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epiploic appendix
epiploic branches
epiploic foramen (current term)
epiploic tags
epiploon
epiploons
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