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mesogastrium

noun me·so·gas·tri·um \ -ˈgas-trē-əm \

medical Definition of mesogastrium

plural mesogastria play \-trē-ə\
1 :a ventral mesentery of the embryonic stomach that persists as the falciform ligament and the lesser omentum called also ventral mesogastrium
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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