Foramen epiploicum

Foramen of Winslow

In human anatomy, the foramen of Winslow (named after the anatomist Jean-Jacques Bénigne Winslow), also known as the omental foramen, epiploic foramen and foramen epiploicum (Latin), is the passage of communication, or foramen, between the greater sac, the general cavity (of the abdomen), and the lesser sac, the omental bursa.


It has the following borders:

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External links

  • - "Abdominal Cavity: The Epiploic Foramen"
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