mesocecum


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mesocecum

 [mez″o-se´kum]
the occasionally occurring mesentery of the cecum.
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·ce·cum

(mez'ō-sē'kŭm),
Part of the mesocolon, supporting the cecum, that occasionally persists when the ascending colon becomes retroperitoneal during fetal life.
Synonym(s): mesentery of cecum
[meso- + cecum]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mes·o·ce·cum

(mez'ō-sē'kŭm)
Part of the mesocolon, supporting the cecum, which occasionally persists when the ascending colon becomes retroperitoneal during fetal life.
Synonym(s): mesocaecum.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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