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a fold of peritoneum supporting the viscera

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Anatomical description of the liver, hepatic ligaments and omenta in the coypu (Myocastor coypus).
The anatomy of the liver, hepatic ligaments and omenta of the domestic mammals is well described in the classical literature (Barone, 1997, 2001).
In the rabbit the peritoneal folds have recently been described including the hepatic ligaments and the omenta (Perez et al.
The objective of this work is to describe the hepatic lobulation, the hepatic ligaments, and the omenta of the nutria.
The peritoneal reflections form several folds which are called the ligaments, mesenteries and omenta.