Epiploic Ep`i*plo"ic, a. Relating to the epiplo["o]n. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • epiploic — SYN: omental. * * * ep·i·plo·ic .ep ə plō ik adj of or associated with an omentum: OMENTAL …   Medical dictionary

  • epiploic — e|pi|ploic Mot Agut Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • epiploic — adj. omental, of or pertaining to the omentum, of or pertaining to the epiploon (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epiploic — ep·i·plo·ic …   English syllables

  • epiploic — |epə|plōik adjective Etymology: New Latin epiploon + English ic : of or associated with the epiploon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epiploic appendix — Iliac colon, sigmoid or pelvic colon, and rectum seen from the front, after removal of pubic bones and bladder. (Lumps of fat visible at right.) …   Wikipedia

  • Epiploic appendagitis — is a benign self limiting inflammatory process of the colonic epiploic appendices.HISTORY Epiploic appendagitis (EA) has also been called appendicitis epiploica or appendagitis. To avoid further confusion with acute appendicitis the EA term is… …   Wikipedia

  • epiploic foramen — n the only opening between the omental bursa and the general peritoneal sac called also foramen of Winslow * * * f. omentale …   Medical dictionary

  • epiploic appendagitis — inflammation of one or more of the epiploic appendages of the colon, with pain and tenderness over the affected area …   Medical dictionary

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