noun, plural me·di·as·ti·na [mee-dee-a-stahy-nuh]. /ˌmi di æˈstaɪ nə/. Anatomy.
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Origin of mediastinum
OTHER WORDS FROM mediastinumme·di·as·ti·nal, adjective
Words nearby mediastinum
Example sentences from the Web for mediastinum
Several lymphatic glands in the anterior part of the mediastinum contained black fluid.An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis|Archibald Makellar
I noted that there was free air and blood in the superior right mediastinum.
There was considerable hematoma in the right lateral portion of the neck and the right superior mediastinum, as I noted.
Next, the diaphragm and all parts of the right mediastinum was examined but no injury was found.
This is a point of great practical importance in determining the extension of inflammation into the mediastinum.