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mes·o·the·li·um

 (mĕz′ə-thē′lē-əm, mĕs′-)
n. pl. mes·o·the·li·a (-lē-ə)
The layer of flat cells of mesodermal origin that lines the embryonic body cavity and gives rise to the squamous cells of the peritoneum, pericardium, and pleura.


mes′o·the′li·al adj.

mesothelium

(ˌmɛsəʊˈθiːlɪəm)
n, pl -liums or -lia (-lɪə)
(Anatomy) epithelium derived from embryonic mesoderm lining body cavities
[from New Latin, from meso- + (epi)thelium]
ˌmesoˈthelial adj

mes•o•the•li•um

(ˌmɛz əˈθi li əm, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-)

n., pl. -li•a (-li ə)
epithelium of mesodermal origin, which lines the body cavities.
[1885–90; meso- + (epi) thelium]
mes`o•the′li•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mesothelium - epithelium originating in the embryonic mesodermmesothelium - epithelium originating in the embryonic mesoderm; lines the primordial body cavity
epithelial tissue, epithelium - membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body
Translations

mes·o·the·li·um

n. mesotelio, capa celular del mesodermo embrionario que forma el epitelio que cubre las membranas serosas en el adulto.
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In contrast, with intercellular growth of hyphae, mesothelial cells were not as readily damaged, for TEM shows intact chloroplasts and micothondria in the cytoplasm.
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It has been shown that the healing of peritoneal defects takes place de novo by differentiation of underlying connective cells, which become flattened mesothelial cells shortly after the production of the defect [4,6,9].
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Diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma (MM) is one of the most difficult fields in cytology owing to the morphologic overlap between reactive mesothelial cells and cells of MM, which is mirrored by the broad range of reported sensitivities from 32% to 76% (Figure 6, A through C).
Cells with increased fluorescence such as macrophages and mesothelial cells are also counted in DIFF scattergram.
Additional staining with mesothelial markers and endothelial markers was negative (Figure 2(c)).
Four cases of filarial epididymitis, two cases each of non-specific granulomatous epididymitis and fibromatous periorchitis [Figure 1d] and one case of mesothelial cyst were reported.
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