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mesothelial

 [mez″o-the´le-al]
pertaining to the mesothelium.

mes·o·the·li·al

(mez'ō-thē'lē-ăl),
Relating to the mesothelium.

mesothelial

[mez′ōthē′lē·əl]
pertaining to the mesothelium cell layer.

mesothelial

adjective Referring to a mesothelium—e.g., pleura, peritoneum.

Pronunciation
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, MEE zoh theel ee ull
Medspeak-US: pronounced, MEH zoh theel ee ull

mes·o·the·li·al

(mez'ō-thē'lē-ăl)
Relating to the mesothelium.

mesothelial

pertaining to the mesothelium.

mesothelial cells
cover all serous membranes and normally found in fluid samples aspirated from the pleural or peritoneal cavities.
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LA exposure also induces production of autoantibodies to mesothelial cells (Marchand et al.
The procedure, which involves administering photosensitive drugs directly into the mesothelial cells, allows doctors to use a laser light to activate photosensitive drugs that will then destroy the cancer cells.
Final study of this talk will be the differentiation between all stages of the mesothelial cells from malignant cells.
Cytologic evaluation of the pericardial effusion revealed a very low cellularity and finely stippled pink background containing high numbers of erythrocytes admixed with small numbers of macrophages and rare reactive mesothelial cells.
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Mesothelioma is an aggressive and invasive form of lung cancer which originates from mesothelial cells in the inner lining of the pleural, peritoneal and pericardial cavities.
The specific features of a reactive mesothelial proliferation that may mimic a neoplasm include high cellularity, the presence of numerous mitotic figures and cytologic atypia, the presence of necrosis, the formation of papillary groups, and entrapment of mesothelial cells within fibrosis mimicking invasion (Figure 1).
The extracellular domain is highly glycosylated and can bind to mesothelin, possibly facilitating attachment of metastatic cancer cells to mesothelial cells on the peritoneal surface.
5) At immunochemistry : the lining mesothelial cells are immunoreactive for cytokeratin and negative for factor VIIIIs.
If the fibrinous mass is no longer present, fibroblasts "stop" at the tissue surfaces, and become covered by mesothelial cells which line the peritoneal surface as the process of remesothelialization occurs.
Pleural fluid cytological examination showed lymphocytes and reactive mesothelial cells.
Haining Yang, now also at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center, was the first author of a previous report that tumor necrois factor-alpha inhibits asbestos-induced cytotoxicity via a nuclear factor-kappa B-dependent mechanism that increases the percentage of human mesothelial cells that survive asbestos exposure, thus increasing the pool of asbestos-damaged cells susceptible to malignant transformation (Proc.