Definition of Mesothelium. Meaning of Mesothelium. Synonyms of Mesothelium

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Mesothelium. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Mesothelium and, of course, Mesothelium synonyms and on the right images related to the word Mesothelium.

Definition of Mesothelium

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 epithelial cells of mesodermal origin, which forms the lining of several body cavities: the...
- and lining lymphatic vessels as lymphatic endothelium. Another type, mesothelium, forms the walls of the pericardium, pleurae, and peritoneum.[citation...
- anatomy, serous membrane (or serosa) is a smooth tissue membrane of mesothelium lining the contents and inside wall of body cavities, which secrete serous...
- intra-abdominal (or coelomic) organs, and is composed of a layer of mesothelium supported by a thin layer of connective tissue. This peritoneal lining...
- between them. The mesoderm forms mesenchyme, mesothelium, non-epithelial blood cells and coelomocytes. Mesothelium lines coeloms. Mesoderm forms the muscles...
- signalling. The ba****t membrane sits between epithelial tissues including mesothelium and endothelium, and the underlying connective tissue. As seen with the...
- mesothelium may also form radial and circular muscles on the septa, and circular muscles around the blood vessels and gut. Parts of the mesothelium,...
- digestive tract and other organs. In some animals, it is lined with mesothelium. In other animals, such as molluscs, it remains undifferentiated. In...
- semi-rigid, while the serous pericardium is quite pliable. The same mesothelium that constitutes the serous pericardium also covers the heart as the...
- layer of tissue that covers many of the internal organs (known as the mesothelium). The most common area affected is the lining of the lungs and chest...
Loading...