me·​so·​gas·​tri·​um -ˈgas-trē-əm How to pronounce mesogastrium (audio)
plural mesogastria -trē-ə How to pronounce mesogastrium (audio)
: a ventral mesentery of the embryonic stomach that persists as the falciform ligament and the lesser omentum

called also ventral mesogastrium

: a dorsal mesentery of the embryonic stomach that gives rise to ligaments between the stomach and spleen and the spleen and kidney

called also dorsal mesogastrium

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“Mesogastrium.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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