omenta omenta


  • (n) a fold of peritoneum supporting the viscera


  • Ovarian cancer metastases influenced by factors in target tissues

    ( Elsevier Health Sciences ) Cancer researchers have wondered why ovarian cancer cells are so attracted to the abdominal cavity, especially the omentum, with the hope that such understanding could lead to better disease management or even prevention. Results from a series of experiments suggest a two-step model of omental colonization in the abdominal cavity in which i) cancer cells are ...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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