mediastinum etymology

English word mediastinum comes from Malayalam mediastinus

Detailed word origin of mediastinum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mediastinus Malayalam (mal)
mediastinum New Latin (la-new)
mediastinum English (eng) (anatomy) The region in mammals between the pleural sacs, containing the heart and all of the thoracic viscera except the lungs.

Words with the same origin as mediastinum

Descendants of mediastinus
cervicomediastinal mediastinal mediastinoscopy mediastinotomy mediastitis