Definition of Mediastinum. Meaning of Mediastinum. Synonyms of Mediastinum

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- The mediastinum (from Medieval Latin mediastinus, "midway") is the central compartment of the thoracic cavity surrounded by loose connective tissue, as...
- The mediastinum testis is a network of fibrous connective tissue that extends from the top to near the bottom of each testis. It is wider above than below...
- of the thoracic cavity. It also separates the pleural cavity from the mediastinum. The parietal pleura is innervated by the intercostal nerves and the...
- which contains pericardial fluid. The pericardium fixes the heart to the mediastinum, gives protection against infection and provides the lubrication for...
- emphysema) is pneumatosis (abnormal presence of air or other gas) in the mediastinum. First described in 1819 by René Laennec, the condition can result from...
- A mediastinal tumor is a tumor in the mediastinum, the cavity that separates the lungs from the rest of the chest. It contains the heart, esophagus, trachea...
- and fascia). The central compartment of the thoracic cavity is the mediastinum. There are two openings of the thoracic cavity, a superior thoracic aperture...
- 15 mmRetropharyngeal 8 mmLateral retropharyngeal: 5 mmMediastinum Mediastinum, generally 10 mmSuperior mediastinum and high paratracheal 7mmLow paratracheal and...
- or mediastinum. It can be either acute or chronic. Acute mediastinitis is usually bacterial and due to rupture of organs in the mediastinum. As...
- CT scan of the chest showing bilateral lymphadenopathy in the mediastinum due to sarcoidosis....
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