appendix epiploica, pl. appendices epiploicae

[NA]. one of a number of little processes or sacs of peritoneum filled with adipose tissue and projecting from the serous coat of the large intestine, except the rectum; they are most evident on the transverse and sigmoid colon, being most numerous along the free tenia. Syn: epiploic appendage, epiploic appendix, epiploic tags.

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