Mesocolon



[mez-uh-koh-luh n, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈkoʊ lən, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/

noun, plural mesocolons, mesocola
[mez-uh-koh-luh, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈkoʊ lə, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
1.
the mesentery of the .

mesocolon mes·o·co·lon (měz’ə-kō’lən, měs’-)
n.
The fold of peritoneum attaching the colon to the posterior abdominal wall.
mes’o·col’ic (-kŏl’ĭk, -kō’lĭk) adj.

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    [mez-uh-krey-nik, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈkreɪ nɪk, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/ adjective, Craniometry. 1. having a skull with a cranial index between that of dolichocranic and brachycranic skulls.

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