Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to a mediastinum or middle septum or partition, particularly that of the thorax.
  • noun In entomology, the submarginal vein of the wing of a cockroach.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Of or pertaining to a mediastinum.

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  • adjective medicine Having to do with the mediastinum.

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Examples

  • Hydrops is secondary to vena caval obstruction and cardiac compression from large tumors causing an extreme mediastinal shift.

    Bronchopulmonary sequestration and Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid

  • All the concerns about the consequences of having a mediastinal chest mass and having been born premature are in the past, says her parents.

    Grace's mediastinal teratoma story

  • A large mass causes mediastinal shift, hypoplasia of normal lung tissue, polyhydramnios and cardiovascular compromise leading to fetal hydrops and death.

    Bronchopulmonary sequestration and Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid

  • Rice HE, Flake AW, Hori T, Galy A, Verhoogen RH: Massive thymic hyperplasia: characterization of a rare mediastinal mass.

    CHOP pediatric surgery publications

  • “It is likely,” Halsted noted, “that we shall, in the near future, remove the mediastinal contents at some of our primary operations.”

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • “It is likely,” Halsted noted, “that we shall, in the near future, remove the mediastinal contents at some of our primary operations.”

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • “It is likely,” Halsted noted, “that we shall, in the near future, remove the mediastinal contents at some of our primary operations.”

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • She was hypoxemic for several minutes, which resulted in an expanding pneumothorax, a resultant mediastinal shift, and cardiopulmonary arrest.

    Handle with Care

  • The fractured rib had caused an expanding pneumothorax, a mediastinal shift, and cardiopulmonary arrest.

    Handle with Care

  • This communication alerts the thoracic surgeon to the need for definitive diagnosis of posterior mediastinal masses with vertebral body involvement, particularly in children.

    Archive 2005-10-01

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