Definition of Mesenteric

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or located in a mesentery.

Partainyms: Mesentery
Derivative terms: Mesentery

Definition of Mesenteric

1. a. Pertaining to a mesentery; mesaraic.

Definition of Mesenteric

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Relating to the mesentery. ¹

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Definition of Mesenteric

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Medical Definition of Mesenteric

1. Pertaining to the mesentery: a membranous fold attaching various organs to the body wall. Origin: Gr. Mesenterikos This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mesenteric

mesenchymal cells
mesenchymal epithelium
mesenchymal hyloma
mesenchymal tissue
mesenteric (current term)
mesenteric adenopathy
mesenteric arteries
mesenteric artery
mesenteric glands
mesenteric hernia
mesenteric lymph nodes
mesenteric lymphadenitis
mesenteric plexus
mesenteric portion of small intestine
mesenteric vascular occlusion
mesenteric vein
mesenteric veins

Literary usage of Mesenteric

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The veins forming the portal system are : the Superior mesenteric. ... The superior mesenteric vein returns the blood from the small intestines and from the ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"PRIMARY TUBERCULOSIS OF THE mesenteric GLANDS. REPORT OF INFECTIONS WITH BACILLI ... However, the fact that 62 per cent, of intestinal or mesenteric gland ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"upward and to the left on the lower part of the ileum, and anastomose with the termination of the superior mesenteric. The Right Colic Artery (a. ..."

4. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"SUPERIOR mesenteric PLEXUS. The place and connections of the superior mesen- teric plexus is at once known, when it is considered that it is formed upon the ..."

5. Diseases of the Stomach, Intestines, and Pancreas by Robert Coleman Kemp (1917)
"When the mesenteric vessels are blocked by emboli or thrombi, infarction follows in the territory supplied by the vessel, which may continue on to gangrene ..."

6. The Dublin dissector or Manual of anatomy by Robert Harrison (1854)
"There are sometimes two hepatic arteries; one, the left, arising from the gas. trie, and the other from the superior mesenteric; and sometimes there is a ..."

7. The Diseases of Infancy and Childhood: For the Use of Students and by Luther Emmett Holt, John Howland (1911)
"The mesenteric lymph nodes were tuberculous in 44 per cent of my own ... In the great majority of cases the mesenteric lymph nodes are infected from the ..."

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