Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as mediastinum.
- n. anatomy mediastinum
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Anat.) A partition; a septum; specifically, the folds of the pleura (and the space included between them) which divide the thorax into a right and left cavity. The space included between these folds of the pleura, called the
mediastinal space, contains the heart and gives passage to the esophagus and great blood vessels.
“If any was so rash and full of temerity as to resist him to his face, then was it he did show the strength of his muscles, for without more ado he did transpierce him, by running him in at the breast, through the mediastine and the heart.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘mediastine’.
Economists like to cite "buggy whip maker" as an example of a profession whose career prospects were dimmed, and ultimately quenched, by the inexorable march of technological progress. This is a li...
Looking for tweets for mediastine.