mesothelioma

noun me·so·the·li·o·ma \ ˌme-zə-ˌthē-lē-ˈō-mə , ˌmē- , -sə- \

Definition of mesothelioma

plural mesotheliomas also mesotheliomata play \-mə-tə\
:a usually malignant tumor derived from mesothelial tissue (such as that lining the peritoneum or pleura)

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mesothelioma

noun me·so·the·li·o·ma \ ˌmez-ə-ˌthē-lē-ˈō-mə, ˌmēz-, ˌmēs-, ˌmes- \

medical Definition of mesothelioma

plural mesotheliomas also mesotheliomata play \-mət-ə\
:a tumor derived from mesothelial tissue (as that lining the peritoneum or pleura)

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