foramen of superior recess of omental bursa

(redirected from foramen recessus superioris bursae omentalis)

fo·ra·men of superior recess of omental bursa

a foramen produced by two folds of peritoneum: that covering the common/proper hepatic artery on the right and that covering the left gastric artery on the left, which encroach upon and constrict the omental bursa; it forms a communication between the superior recess of the lesser sac that lies above it and the remainder of the omental bursa.