Adjective "mesenteric" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/mɛs(ə)nˈtɛrɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Deep vein thrombosis also may affect the caval, innominate, cerebral, hepatic, portal, splenic, mesenteric, and renal venous circulations.'
  2. 'Abdominal tuberculosis may involve the gastrointestinal tract, peritoneum, mesenteric lymph nodes, or genitourinary tract.'

Definitions

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.

More examples(as adjective)

"nodes can be mesenteric."

"arteries can be mesenteric."

"vessels can be mesenteric."

"angiographies can be mesenteric."

"veins can be mesenteric."

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Origin

(mesentery)