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 (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.

mes′o·gas′tric adj.


(Anatomy) the mesentery supporting the embryonic stomach
ˌmesoˈgastric adj
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The spleen develops from the coelomic epithelium of the cranial part of the dorsal mesogastrium (Sadler [2]; Standring [1]) 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.

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