Results for: Mesentery

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What is the function of mesentery?

In general terms, the mesentery is a fold of tissue that attachesorgans to the body wall. The word mesentery usually refers to thesmall bowel mesentery that anchors the small (MORE)

How is mesentery formed?

The mesentery is derived from what is known in the embryo as the dorsal mesentery . The dorsal mesentery is larger than the ventral mesentery , which gradually becomes other (MORE)