noun, plural me·di·as·ti·na [mee-dee-a-stahy-nuh] /ˌmi di æˈstaɪ nə/. Anatomy.
Origin of mediastinum
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Historical Examples of mediastinum
It has been known to descend along the planes of connective tissue into the mediastinum or into the lungs.
The subcutaneous tissue, pericardium, mediastinum, and mesenterium contained considerable amounts of fat.Plague
Thomas Wright Jackson
Several lymphatic glands in the anterior part of the mediastinum contained black fluid.An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis
This is a point of great practical importance in determining the extension of inflammation into the mediastinum.