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me·di·as·ti·num

 (mē′dē-ə-stī′nəm)
n. pl. me·di·as·ti·na (-nə)
The region in mammals between the pleural sacs, containing the heart and all of the thoracic viscera except the lungs.

[New Latin mediastīnum, from neuter of Medieval Latin mediastīnus, medial, middle, from Latin, servant employed on general tasks (Medieval Latin anatomical sense probably influenced by Latin intestīnum, intestine), from medius, middle; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots.]

me′di·as·ti′nal (-nəl) adj.
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Translations

me·di·as·ti·nal

a. mediastínico-a, rel. al mediastino;
___ emphysemaenfisema ___.
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mediastinal

adj mediastínico
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Although thymomas account for about 20% of mediastinal neoplasms and are the most-common anterior mediastinal neoplasm, (1) the overall incidence of thymomas is rare.
Keywords: Mediastinal neoplasms, Teratoma, Mature cystic teratoma, Cervical.
Dr Roden focuses her research on mediastinal neoplasms, lung tumors, malignant mesotheliomas, tumor biomarkers, and nonneoplastic lung diseases, including lung allograft pathology.
The commonest mediastinal neoplasms were lymphoma (37.5%) followed by thymoma (28.13%) and germ cell tumours (6.25%).
They include both thymomas (20% of mediastinal neoplasms) and thymic carcinomas.