SYN: posterior mediastinum.

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post·me·di·as·ti·num (pōst″me-de-əs-tiґnəm) mediastinum posterius.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Mediastinum — The area between the lungs. The organs in this area include the heart and its large veins and arteries, the trachea, the esophagus, the bronchi, and lymph nodes. * * * 1. A septum between two parts of an organ or a cavity. 2. [TA] The median… …   Medical dictionary

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