mediastinum

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See also: Mediastinum

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin mediastinum, from Medieval Latin mediastinus(medial).

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  • IPA(key): /ˌmiːdi.əˈstaɪnəm/

Noun[edit]

mediastinum ‎(plural mediastina)

  1. (anatomy) The region in mammals between the pleural sacs, containing the heart and all of the thoracic viscera except the lungs.

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