Definition of mesangial in English:

mesangial

adjective

Anatomy
  • Of, belonging to, or relating to the mesangium; specifically designating the specialized cells with supportive, phagocytic, and contractile properties that make up this region of the glomerulus or juxtaglomerular apparatus.

Origin

1940s. From mesangium + -al.

Pronunciation

mesangial

/mɛzˈan(d)ʒ(ɪ)əl//mɛsˈan(d)ʒ(ɪ)əl/