mesometrium


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mesometrium

[‚mez·ə′mē·trē·əm]
(anatomy)
The part of the broad ligament attached directly to the uterus.
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The mesometrium is the caudal end of the broad ligament and it supports the uterus.
The uterus was then removed by gently lifting tissue anteriorly and trimming away the mesometrium. A cut was made at the uterotubal junction, thus preserving the integrity of both uterine horns and avoiding loss of uterine fluid.
There is no ascertained specific cause for uterine torsion (Purohit, 2011), so far vigorous fetal movement, rolling of mare, sudden falls, large fetus in a relatively small volume of fetal fluid, lack of tone in pregnant uterus, long flaccid mesometrium, and presence of a large, deep abdomen predispose mare to uterine torsion (Roberts, 1971).