radix mesenterii

Type: Term Synonyms: root of mesentery
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radix mesenterii

Synonym for root of mesentry ... The origin of the mesentery of the small intestine (jejunum and ileum) from the posterior parietal peritoneum; about 9 inches (23 cm.) in length, it extends from the duodenojejunal flexure (just to the left of the midline at the L2 vertebral level) to the ileocaecal junction (iliac fossa). ... Synonym: radix mesente...
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