Meaning of mesometrium in English:

mesometrium

Pronunciation /ˌmɛsə(ʊ)ˈmiːtrɪəm/

noun

Anatomy Zoology
  • A fold of peritoneum connecting the lateral wall of the uterus or (in birds) the oviduct with the pelvic wall.

    In human anatomy usually called the broad ligament.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Todd's Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. From meso- + ancient Greek μήτρα womb + classical Latin -ium; compare -metrium.