mesocardium

noun

me·​so·​car·​di·​um -ˈkärd-ē-əm How to pronounce mesocardium (audio)
1
: the transitory mesentery of the embryonic heart
2
: either of two tubular prolongations of the epicardium that enclose the aorta and pulmonary trunk and the venae cavae and pulmonary veins

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“Mesocardium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mesocardium. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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