Mesometrium

Mesometrium

Mesometrium
Uterus and right broad ligament, seen from behind. (Broad ligament visible at center. Mesometrium constitutes majority of the broad ligament.)
Details
Latin Mesometrium
Identifiers
Dorlands
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12527229
Anatomical terminology

The mesometrium is the mesentery of the uterus. It constitutes the majority of the broad ligament of the uterus, excluding only the portions adjacent to the uterine tube (the mesosalpinx) and ovary (the mesovarium).

It is adjacent to the mesosalpinx.

The ureter is among the structures found in the