Uterus and right broad ligament, seen from behind. (Broad ligament visible at center. Mesometrium constitutes majority of the broad ligament.)
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 mesometrium.
- Mesometrium at eMedicine Dictionary
- Anatomy photo:43:03-0405 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Female Pelvis: The Broad Ligament"
- figures/chapter_35/35-8.HTM - Basic Human Anatomy at Dartmouth Medical School
- Image at wisc.edu
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