Mesogastric
Mesogastric Mes`o*gas"tric, a. [Meso- + gastric.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) (a) Of or pertaining to the middle region of the abdomen, or of the stomach. (b) Of or pertaining to the mesogaster. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the middle gastric lobe of the carapace of a crab. [1913 Webster]


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  • mesogastric — See mesogastrium. * * * …   Universalium

  • mesogastric — Relating to the mesogastrium. * * * me·so·gas·tric .mez ə gas trik, .mēz , .mēs , .mes adj of or relating to the mesogastrium …   Medical dictionary

  • mesogastric — adj. pertaining to the middle area of the embryonic abdomen (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mesogastric — meso·gastric …   English syllables

  • mesogastric — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: New Latin mesogastrium + English ic 1. : of or relating to the mesogastrium 2. : of or relating to the middle gastric lobe of a crab s carapace …   Useful english dictionary

  • mesogastric lobe — См. mesogastric area …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • mesogastric area — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, the medial division of the gastric region of the carapace; usually five sided in outline with a long narrow forward projection …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • mesogastric lobe — Medial division of gastric region of decapod (brachyuran) carapace, generally pentagonal in outline with long narrow forward prolongation [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Median lobe or subregion of gastric region; pentagonal in form, and with long,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • mesogastric region — The central portion of the gastric region on the carapace of crabs [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. The region on the dorsal surface of the carapace bounded by parts of the margins of the frontal, protogastric, and metagastric regions [Ingle, 1983].… …   Crustacea glossary

  • mesogastrium — mesogastric, adj. /mez euh gas tree euhm, mes , mee zeuh , seuh /, n., pl. mesogastria / tree euh/. Anat. the mesentery of the embryonic stomach. [1850 55; < NL, equiv. to meso MESO + Gk gastr , s. of gastér belly + NL ium IUM] * * * …   Universalium

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