mesentery mesentery

Definition(s):

  • (n) a double layer of peritoneum that attaches to the back wall of the abdominal cavity and supports the small intestines

Usage(s):

  • Autopsy revealed deep bruising of the chest wall, numerous displaced rib fractures, bruising on the lungs, hemorrhage into the mesentery of the small and large intestine.

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