greater omentum

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greater omentum

[′grād·ər ō′men·təm]
(anatomy)
A fold of peritoneum that is attached to the greater curvature of the stomach and hangs down over the intestine and fuses with the mesocolon.
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Caption: Figure 6: Spindle cell lesion with eosinophilic cytoplasm and elongated nucleus (E-GIST from the epiploons retrocavity; HE 100x).