Section 6.20 – Lower region of the mesenteric domain

When the mesenteric domain has been removed it can be examined in detail

Retraction of the greater omentum upwards demonstrates the lower

Region of the mesentery

The lower region of the mesentery is continuous

There are some gaps in this specimen,

These were inadvertently created during the dissection

The  overall shape of the lower region can be seen

It follows a spiral shape from the

Small bowel region of mesentery, to the right mesocolon, the transverse

And then the left mesocolon