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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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Here, we investigated its influence on epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) of rat peritoneal mesothelial cells (PMCs) in vitro induced by a high-glucose (HG) culture solution.
Significance of AgNOR count in differentiating malignant cells from reactive mesothelial cells in serous effusions.
Malignant mesothelioma of the pleura is a rare neoplasm arising from mesothelial cells.
Pericardial cysts are defined as unilocular, fluid-filled masses that arise from the mediastinal fat, with walls composed of connective tissue and a single layer of mesothelial cells.
Another theory is metaplasia of mesothelial cells in peritoneal cavity under certain conditions.
The histopathological findings showed reactive mesothelial cells with a few benign glandular strips favouring the clinical impression of Catamenial syndrome too.
Pleural fluid cytology demonstrated predominantly lymphocytes with few neutrophils and mesothelial cells and no malignant cell.
1996) Transforming growth factor-beta synthesis by human peritoneal mesothelial cells.
The peritoneum consists of serous membranes that line the peritoneal cavity through a network of mesothelial cells and collagen.
Malignant mesothelioma is a highly invasive tumor arising from mesothelial cells of pleura, peritoneum, pericardium, or tunica vaginalis of the testis.
Similar effect of TGF-[beta]1 has also been found in fibroblasts [30], epithelial cells [31], and mesothelial cells [11].
Hence, immunohistological analysis helps differentiating between these endothelial and mesothelial cells [14].