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mesenteriopexy mes·en·ter·i·o·pex·y (měz’ən-těr’ē-ə-pěk’sē, měs’-)
Surgical fixation of a torn or incised mesentery. Also called mesopexy.


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    mesenteriorrhaphy mes·en·ter·i·or·rha·phy (měz’ən-těr’ē-ôr’ə-fē, měs’-) n. The surgical suture of the mesentery. Also called mesorrhaphy.

  • Mesenteriplication

    mesenteriplication mes·en·ter·i·pli·ca·tion (měz’ən-těr’ə-plĭ-kā’shən, měs’-) n. Surgical reduction of a mesentery by making one or more tucks in it.

  • Mesenteritis

    [mes-uh n-tuh-rahy-tis, mez-, mes-en-tuh-, mez-] /ˌmɛs ən təˈraɪ tɪs, ˌmɛz-, mɛsˌɛn tə-, mɛz-/ noun, Pathology. 1. inflammation of the mesentery. /mɛsˌɛntəˈraɪtɪs/ noun 1. inflammation of the mesentery n. “inflammation of the mesentery,” 1802; see mesentery + -itis. mesenteritis mes·en·ter·i·tis (měz-ěn’tə-rī’tĭs, měs-) n. Inflammation of the mesentery.

  • Mesenterium

    mesenterium mes·en·te·ri·um (měz’ən-tēr’ē-əm, měs’-) n. pl. mes·en·te·ri·a (-tēr’ē-ə) Mesentery.

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