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Mesoappendix

Mesoappendix
Arteries of cecum and vermiform process.
Latin Mesoappendix
Gray's subject #249 1178

The mesoappendix is the portion of the mesentery connecting the ileum to the appendix. It may extend to the tip of the appendix. It encloses the appendicular artery and vein, as well as lymphatic vessels, nerves, and often a lymph node.

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External links

  • 37:12-0103 - "Abdominal Cavity: The Cecum and the Vermiform Appendix"
  • eMedicine Dictionary
  • 03210.000-1
  • Image at tulane.edu

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.


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