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
), 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:
- - "Abdominal Cavity: The Epiploic Foramen"