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Disease Neoplasms, Mesothelial

Name Neoplasms, Mesothelial
Synonyms Mesothelial Neoplasm | Mesothelial Neoplasms | Neoplasm, Mesothelial
Definition Neoplasms composed of tissue of the mesothelium, the layer of flat cells, derived from the mesoderm, which lines the body cavity of the embryo. In the adult it forms the simple squamous epithelium which covers all true serous membranes (peritoneum, pericardium, pleura). The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in these organs. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D018301

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DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Mesothelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Neoplasms, Mesothelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Adenomatoid Tumor
View node Mesothelioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references