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mesocolon

 [mez″o-ko´lon]
the peritoneal process attaching the colon to the posterior abdominal wall, and called ascending, descending, or transverse, according to the portion of the colon to which it attaches.
pelvic mesocolon (sigmoid mesocolon) the peritoneum attaching the sigmoid colon to the posterior abdominal wall.

mes·o·co·lon

(mez'ō-kō'lon), [TA]
The fold of peritoneum attaching the colon to the posterior abdominal wall; ascending mesocolon [TA] (mesocolon ascendens [TA]), transverse mesocolon [TA] (mesocolon transversum [TA]), descending mesocolon [TA] (mesocolon descendens [TA]), and sigmoid mesocolon [TA] (mesocolon sigmoideum [TA]) correspond to the respective divisions of the colon; the ascending and descending portions are usually fused to the peritoneum of the posterior abdominal wall, but can be mobilized.
[meso- + kolon, colon]

mes·o·co·lon

(mez'ō-kō'lŏn) [TA]
The fold of peritoneum attaching the colon to the posterior abdominal wall; ascending mesocolon (mesocolon ascendens [TA]), transverse mesocolon (mesocolon transversum [TA]), descending mesocolon (mesocolon descendens [TA]), and sigmoid mesocolon (mesocolon sigmoideum [TA]) correspond to the respective divisions of the colon; the ascending and descending portions are usually fused to the peritoneum of the posterior abdominal wall, but can be mobilized.
[meso- + kolon, colon]

mesocolon

The folded membrane of PERITONEUM by which the colon is suspended from the inside of the back wall of the abdomen.
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Esta corre craniocaudalmente presa a parede dorsal pelo mesocolon, ate adentrar na pelve maior como intestino reto (Figura 1A).
The greater omentum differs with the description given for that of the rabbit (Perez et al.) in the attachment of the right border to the left sheet of the mesoduodenum and cranial part of the mesocolon of the distal ansa of the ascending colon.
A ruptured gastrointestinal stromal tumour of the transverse mesocolon: a case report.
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of cases Liver 5 Kidney 2 Lung 1 Mesentery 5 Omentum 3 Mesocolon 2 Diaphragm 1
Wall: mesocolon connective tissue Only Embryonic vestigial Variable size, Wolffian or Urogenital cyst unilocular , Mullerian Duct multilocular remnants Mature cystic Has solid areas Admixture of benign Teratomas ectoderm, endoderm and mesoderm.
In the current case, this peritoneal fold extended from gall bladder to transverse colon, transverse mesocolon, and second part of duodenum.
In congenital anomalous fixation of the colon, sigmoid colon is long and redundant, mesocolon is long and narrow at its parietal attachments.
Fixation of the jejunum to adjacent tissue like mesocolon, colon, or stomach may be added to reduce mobility of the jejunum and prevent reccurrence.
On laparotomy a necrotic nodular mass was found to be arising from the tail of the pancreas, encasing the splenic vein and infiltrating the root of mesentry and transverse mesocolon (Fig 1).
Most frequently cysts are localized in small bowel mesentery (ileum in 60%) and mesocolon (ascending colon in 40%) and they can be cystic or tubular.
(4) Cysts are most commonly located within the mesentery of the ileum, followed by the omentum, mesocolon and retroperitoneum.