mes-

combining form
variants: or

meso-

Definition of mes-

  1. 1 :  mid :  in the middle mesocarp

  2. 2 :  intermediate (as in size or type) mesomorph meson

Origin and Etymology of mes-

Latin, from Greek, from mesos — more at mid


Medical Dictionary

mes-

combining form
variants: or

meso-

Medical Definition of mes-

  1. 1a:  mid :  in the middle mesocardia mesodermb:  mesentery or membrane supporting a (specified) part mesocecum mesocolon

  2. 2:  intermediate (as in size or type) mesomorph


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