Several lymphatic glands in the anterior part of the mediastinum contained black fluid.
This is a point of great practical importance in determining the extension of inflammation into the mediastinum.
The subcutaneous tissue, pericardium, mediastinum, and mesenterium contained considerable amounts of fat.
It has been known to descend along the planes of connective tissue into the mediastinum or into the lungs.
mediastinum me·di·as·ti·num (mē'dē-ə-stī'nəm)
n. pl. me·di·as·ti·na (-nə)
A septum between two parts of an organ or a cavity.
The region in mammals between the pleural sacs, containing the heart and all of the thoracic viscera except the lungs. Also called interpleural space, mediastinal space.