mesoappendix

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mesoappendix

 [mez″o-ah-pen´diks]
the peritoneal fold connecting the appendix to the ileum.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mes·o·ap·pen·dix

(mez'ō-ă-pen'diks), [TA]
The short mesentery of the appendix lying behind the terminal ileum, in which the appendicular artery courses.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mes·o·ap·pen·dix

(mez'ō-ă-pen'diks) [TA]
The short mesentery of the appendix lying behind the terminal ileum, in which the appendicular artery courses.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mesoappendix

The small MESENTERY of the APPENDIX.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Anatomical changes such as partially mobile meso-appendix or large proximal appendicular lumen may be the cause of Al.
This helped in adhesiolysis and bipolar coagulation of meso-appendix when required.
The reasons for endometriosis of the app endix or meso-appendix without patho logical signs of appendicitis and lumen obstruction presenting as typical acute appendicitis are not known; oedema and inflammation of the serosa and sur rounding peritoneum may be implicated.
The appendicular artery approaches the tip of the appendix at first nearer to and then in the edge of the meso-appendix. The terminal part of the artery lies on the wall of the appendix and may be thrombosed in appendicitis resulting in distal gangrene or necrosis.
There is a long meso-appendix frequently extending up to the tip of the organ and there is often an ileo-caecal fold.