Definition of Meckelian in English:

Meckelian

adjective

Anatomy Medicine
  • 1Of, relating to, designating, or derived from Meckel's cartilage.

  • 2Of, relating to, designating, or derived from Meckel's diverticulum.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From the name of Johann Friedrich Meckel the younger + -ian, after German Meckelsch.

Pronunciation

Meckelian

/mɛˈkiːlɪən/