Definition of mediastinal in US English:

mediastinal

adjective

Anatomy
  • See mediastinum

    • ‘All men with mediastinal lung masses require a careful testicular examination.’
    • ‘In addition, she had a mediastinal lymph node dissection.’
    • ‘A single enlarged anterior mediastinal lymph node was also identified.’
    • ‘Two patients presented with masses in the upper lobe of the right lung, simulating posterior mediastinal tumors.’
    • ‘One patient had extensive cervical, posterior mediastinal, and abdominal lymphadenopathy.’

Pronunciation

mediastinal

/ˌmidiəˈstaɪnl//ˌmēdēəˈstīnl/