1. [ noun ] (botany,anatomy,zoology,embryology) the inner embryonic membrane of higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)
Synonyms: fetal_membrane embryonic_membrane veil
Related terms: membrane fetal_membrane placenta fetus
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 24832
3. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the colon and covering the intestines
Synonyms: gastrocolic_omentum greater_omentum
Related terms: omentum
Similar spelling:   Cal