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mes·o·gas·tri·um (mĕz′ə-găs′trē-əm, mĕs′-)
n. pl. mes·o·gas·tri·a (-trē-ə)
Either of two mesenteries attached to the embryonic stomach that persist in the form of ligaments and the lesser omentum.
(Anatomy) the mesentery supporting the embryonic stomach
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The spleen develops from the coelomic epithelium of the cranial part of the dorsal mesogastrium
(Sadler ; Standring ) in the sixth week of intrauterine life.
It is known as the dorsal mesogastrium
or greater omentum in the region of the stomach, the dorsal mesoduodenum in the region of the duodenum, and the dorsal mesocolon in the region of the colon.
The spleen begins its development from a mass of mesenchymal cells in the dorsal mesogastrium
in the fifth week of gestation.