Medical Definition of Fossa parajejunalis

1. A peritoneal fossa that has been seen in a few cases in which the jejunum has no mesentery but is attached to the posterior parietal peritoneum; the fossa begins at the point where the mesentery ends, and is seen on raising up the knuckle of free intestine. Synonym: Broesike's fossa, fossa parajejunalis, mesentericoparietal fossa, mesentericoparietal recess. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fossa Parajejunalis

fossa navicularis auriculae
fossa navicularis auris
fossa navicularis urethrae
fossa navicularis vestibulae vaginae
fossa of Sylvius
fossa of anthelix
fossa of ductus venosus
fossa of helix
fossa of lacrimal gland
fossa of lacrimal sac
fossa of lateral malleolus
fossa of vestibule of vagina
fossa olecrani
fossa ovalis
fossa ovarica
fossa parajejunalis (current term)
fossa paravesicalis
fossa poplitea
fossa provesicalis
fossa pterygoidea
fossa pterygopalatina
fossa radialis humeri
fossa retromandibularis
fossa rhomboidea
fossa sacci lacrimalis
fossa scaphoidea ossis sphenoidalis
fossa scarpae major
fossa subarcuata
fossa submandibularis
fossa subscapularis

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