Definition of omentopexy in US English:

omentopexy

noun

  • The surgical attachment of the greater omentum to another structure, usually in the thorax or abdomen, especially in order to increase arterial or venous circulation or to cover a defect; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. From omentum + -o- + -pexy.