mesocolon

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mesocolon

[¦me·zō′kō·lən]
(anatomy)
The part of the mesentery that is attached to the colon.
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13,14) In contrast, in the rest of the colon, the surgeon usually creates a narrow mesocolic margin.
The researchers identified different types of hernias, including Peterson's, mesocolic, jejunojejunal, and adhesion-related hernias.
These can be internal hernias, particularly through the mesocolic defect created during the surgery (Figure 7), and ventral hernias, often through the incision sites.