mesocola

mesocolon

[mez-uh-koh-luhn, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-]
noun, plural mesocolons, mesocola [mez-uh-koh-luh, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] . Anatomy.
the mesentery of the colon.

Origin:
1685–95; meso- + colon2

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mesocolon mes·o·co·lon (měz'ə-kō'lən, měs'-)
n.
The fold of peritoneum attaching the colon to the posterior abdominal wall.


mes'o·col'ic (-kŏl'ĭk, -kō'lĭk) adj.
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