Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun caul

2 senses of caul

Sense 1
greater omentum, gastrocolic omentum, caul -- (part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the colon and covering the intestines)
       => omentum -- (a fold of peritoneum supporting the viscera)

Sense 2
caul, veil, embryonic membrane -- (the inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth))
       => fetal membrane -- (any membrane that functions for the protection or nourishment or respiration or excretion of a developing fetus)

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