mesocecum

[ mez-uh-see-kuh m, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh- ]
/ ˌmɛz əˈsi kəm, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə- /

noun, plural mes·o·ce·ca [mez-uh-see-kuh, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈsi kə, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/, Anatomy.

the mesentery of the cecum.

Origin of mesocecum

First recorded in 1895–1900; meso- + cecum

OTHER WORDS FROM mesocecum

mes·o·ce·cal [mez-uh-see-kuh l, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈsi kəl, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/, adjective
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Medicine definitions for mesocecum

mesocecum
[ mĕz′ə-sēkəm ]

n.

The part of the mesentery attached to the cecum.

Other words from mesocecum

mes′o•cecal (-kəl) adj.
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