TITLE

mesothelioma

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1347
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "mesothelioma" is presented. It refers to a malignant tumor derived from the mesothelial cells of the pleura, peritoneum, or pericardium. Mesothelioma is also found most often in smokers or persons with a history of exposure to asbestos. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21235666

 

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