mesocolon

noun
me·​so·​co·​lon | \ ˌmez-ə-ˈkō-lən, ˌmēz-, ˌmēs-, ˌmes- How to pronounce mesocolon (audio) \

Medical Definition of mesocolon

: a mesentery joining the colon to the dorsal abdominal wall

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“Mesocolon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mesocolon. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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