Adjective "Mesenteric" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Mesenteric


    Definition:

    1. the membrane, consisting of a double layer of peritoneum, that invests the intestines, attaching them to the posterior wall of the abdomen, maintaining them in position in the abdominal cavity, and supplying them with blood vessels, nerves, and lymphatics, especially the part of this membrane investing the jejunum and ileum.

    Origin:
    mesentery

    Examples:

    "nodes can be mesenteric."

    "arteries can be mesenteric."

    "vessels can be mesenteric."

    "angiographies can be mesenteric."

    "veins can be mesenteric."

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