Medical Dictionary

mesogastrium

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noun me·so·gas·tri·um \-ˈgas-trē-əm\

Medical Definition of mesogastrium

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mesogastria

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  1. 1:  a ventral mesentery of the embryonic stomach that persists as the falciform ligament and the lesser omentum—called also ventral mesogastrium

  2. 2:  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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