mesorectum

[ mez-uh-rek-tuhm, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh- ]
/ ˌmɛz əˈrɛk təm, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə- /

noun, plural mes·o·rec·tums, mes·o·rec·ta [mez-uh-rek-tuh, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-]. /ˌmɛz əˈrɛk tə, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/. Anatomy.

the mesentery of the rectum.

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Origin of mesorectum

First recorded in 1825–35; meso- + rectum
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Medical definitions for mesorectum

mesorectum
[ mĕz′ə-rĕktəm ]

n.

The mesentery supporting the rectum.
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