mesogaster

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mesogaster

[′mez·ə‚gas·tər]
(anatomy)
The mesentery of the stomach.
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A palpable mass was identified in the epigastrium that extended into the mesogastrium, mildly painful to palpation, with no signs of peritoneal infiltration.
Caption: Figure 3: Sagittal view showing tube-shaped formations (red arrow) extending from the right retrovesical region to the mesogastrium, without any conveyance with the vesical lumen.
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.
Accessory spleen, in other words supernumerary spleens, splenunculi, or splenules, results from the failure of fusion of the primordial splenic buds in the dorsal mesogastrium during the fifth week of fetal life.
Mixed race, 33 year-old patient, without prior major medical or gynecological history; she presented stabbing abdominal pain in mesogastrium radiating to the rest of the abdomen, associated with emesis, hyporexia, general malaise, chills and dizziness with menstrual failure ofseven weeks two days.
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.