Abdominal part of digestive tube and its attachment to the primitive or common mesentery. Human embryo of six weeks.
Schematic figure of the bursa omentalis, etc. Human embryo of eight weeks.
|Latin||mesenterium dorsale commune|
The portion of the dorsal mesentery that attaches to the greater curvature of the stomach, is known as the dorsal mesogastrium. The part of the dorsal mesentery that suspends the colon is termed the mesocolon.
The dorsal mesogastrium develops into the greater omentum.
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