Meaning of mesocolon in English:

mesocolon

noun

Anatomy Zoology
  • The mesentery of the colon.

Pronunciation

mesocolon

/ˌmɛsə(ʊ)ˈkəʊlən/ /ˌmɛsə(ʊ)ˈkəʊlɒn/

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Blankaart's Physical Dictionary. From post-classical Latin mesocolon from ancient Greek μεσόκωλον from μεσο- + κῶλον.