Definition of Mesothelium. Meaning of Mesothelium. Synonyms of Mesothelium
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Definition of Mesothelium
Mesothelium Mes`o*the"li*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. me`sos middle +
E. epithelium.] (Biol.)
Epithelial mesoderm; a layer of cuboidal epithelium cells,
formed from a portion of the mesoderm during the
differetiation of the germ layers. It constitutes the
boundary of the c[oe]lum.
Meaning of Mesothelium from wikipedia
- The mesothelium
is a membrane composed
of simple squamous epithelium
body cavities: the pleura
(thoracic cavity), peritoneum...
- digestive tract
organs. In some animals, it is lined
. In other
animals, such as molluscs, it remains
- and lining lymphatic vessels
of the pericardium, pleurae, and peritoneum.[citation...
them. The mesoderm forms
, non-epithelial blood cells
and coelomocytes. Mesothelium lines
coeloms. Mesoderm forms
tract, etc.), mesothelium
(pleural cavity, peritoneal
cavity, etc.) and endothelium...
- mesoderm during embryonic development
and are closely related
to the mesothelium
of the peritoneum. The germinal epithelium gives
a dull gray...
- (or serosa) is a smooth tissue membrane consisting
of two layers
, which secrete serous
fluid. The inner layer
that covers organs
- intra-abdominal (or coelomic) organs, and is composed
of a layer
of mesothelium supported
by a thin layer
tissue. This peritoneal
peritoneum. Perimetrium consists
of superficial mesothelium
, and a thin layer
of loose connective tissue beneath
it. The posterior...
- retroperitoneal: intraperitoneal organs
, the visceral
peritoneum) retroperitoneal organs
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