HyperDic: caul

English > 2 senses of the word caul:
NOUNbodycaul, greater omentum, gastrocolic omentumpart of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the colon and covering the intestines
bodycaul, veil, embryonic membranethe inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)
caul > pronunciation
Soundskaa'l; kao'l
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English > caul: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningPart of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the colon and covering the intestines.
Synonymsgreater omentum, gastrocolic omentum
BroaderomentumA fold of peritoneum supporting the viscera
Catalanepipló major
English > caul: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth).
Synonymsveil, embryonic membrane
Part ofplacentaThe vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring / transferring wastes from the developing fetus
Broaderfetal membraneAny membrane that functions for the protection or nourishment or respiration or excretion of a developing fetus

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