noun, plural mes·en·ter·ies.Anatomy.
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Origin of mesentery
OTHER WORDS FROM mesenterymes·en·ter·ic, adjectivein·ter·mes·en·ter·ic, adjectivepost·mes·en·ter·ic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for mesentery
Galen disputed this, for he believed that the intestinal chyle was carried by the veins of the mesentery into the liver.
In 1687 Cowper saw the passage of the arterial into the venous current in the mesentery of a cat.
Observe the condition of the omentum, the mesentery, the viscera and the peritoneal surface of the intestines.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
If a part of the dividing wall remains, it serves as mesentery to fasten the gut to the body-wall.The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel
The mesentery, ms, is here of considerable length and continues around the yolk in a layer of diminishing thickness.Development of the Digestive Canal of the American Alligator|Albert M. Reese