parajejunal fossa

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par·a·je·ju·nal fos·sa

a peritoneal fossa that has been seen in a few cases in which the jejunum has no mesentery but is attached to the posterior parietal peritoneum; the fossa begins at the point where the mesentery ends, and is seen on raising up the knuckle of free intestine.

Broesike,

Gustav, German anatomist, 1853–.
Broesike fossa - a peritoneal fossa. Synonym(s): parajejunal fossa
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