mesogastrium

[mez-uh-gas-tree-uhm, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-]
noun, plural mesogastria [mez-uh-gas-tree-uh, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] . Anatomy.
the mesentery of the embryonic stomach.

Origin:
1850–55; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to meso- meso- + Greek gastr-, stem of gastḗr belly + Neo-Latin -ium -ium

mesogastric, adjective
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mesogastrium (ˌmɛsəʊˈɡæstrɪəm)
 
n
the mesentery supporting the embryonic stomach
 
meso'gastric
 
adj

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mesogastrium mes·o·gas·tri·um (měz'ə-gās'trē-əm, měs'-)
n. pl. mes·o·gas·tri·a (-trē-ə)
The portion of the embryonic mesentery that is attached to the early stomach. Also called mesogaster.


mes'o·gas'tric (-trĭk) adj.
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Schematic and enlarged cross-section through the body of a human embryo in the region of the mesogastrium.
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