anterior mediastinum

(redirected from mediastinum anterius)

an·te·ri·or me·di·as·ti·num

[TA]
the narrow nearly potential space between the pericardium posteriorly and the sternum anteriorly that contains the thymus or its remnants, some lymph nodes, and the vessels and branches of the internal thoracic artery.
Synonym(s): mediastinum anterius [TA]