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Neoplasms, Mesothelial MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Neoplasms, Mesothelial
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.470.660
Unique ID
D018301
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018301
Annotation
neoplasms composed of mesothelium, NOT neoplasms located in the mesothelium; coordinate with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term
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)
Entry Version
NEOPL MESOTHELIAL
Entry Term(s)
Mesothelial Neoplasms
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
1995/06/08
Neoplasms, Mesothelial Preferred
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