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Descriptor in English: Neoplasms, Mesothelial
Descriptor in Spanish: Neoplasias Mesoteliales
Descriptor in Portuguese: Neoplasias Mesoteliais
Descriptor in French: Tumeurs mésotheliales
Entry term(s): Mesothelial Neoplasm
Mesothelial Neoplasms
Neoplasm, Mesothelial
Tree number(s): C04.557.470.660
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: neoplasms composed of mesothelium, NOT neoplasms located in the mesothelium; coordinate with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
BS blood supply
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SC secondary
SU surgery
TH therapy
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 94
DeCS UI: 31266
Descriptor UI: D018301
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/25
Revision Date: 1995/06/08
Neoplasms, Mesothelial - Preferred
Concept UI M0027535
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Neoplasms, Mesothelial
Entry term(s) Mesothelial Neoplasm
Mesothelial Neoplasms
Neoplasm, Mesothelial



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