Definition of mesenterium in English:

mesenterium

Pronunciation /ˌmɛs(ə)nˈtɛrɪəm/ /ˌmɛz(ə)nˈtɛrɪəm/

noun

Anatomy
  • Mesentery.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Copland (fl. 1505–1547), translator and printer. From post-classical Latin mesenterium, mesenterion and its etymon ancient Greek μεσεντέριον, use as noun (short for μεσεντέριον δέρμα) of neuter singular of μεσεντέριος from μέσος + ἔντερον + -ιος, suffix forming adjectives.