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mesocolon

[mez-uh-koh-luh n, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈkoʊ lən, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/
noun, plural mesocolons, mesocola
[mez-uh-koh-luh, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈkoʊ lə, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy.
1.
the mesentery of the colon.
Origin of mesocolon
1685-1695
First recorded in 1685-95; meso- + colon2
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mesocolon in Medicine

mesocolon mes·o·co·lon (měz'ə-kō'lən, měs'-)
n.
The fold of peritoneum attaching the colon to the posterior abdominal wall.


mes'o·col'ic (-kŏl'ĭk, -kō'lĭk) adj.
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