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What is a mesothelium and what are its different types?

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In brief: Lining of cavities

Mesothelium is the lining of body cavities: lung, heart, abdominal cavity, scrotum, etc.
So, wherever there is a cavity, it is usually lined by this thin layer of tissue. It allows for smooth movement of objects (like the lung within the pleural cavity). It can become inflamed or develop into a tumor (mesothelioma).

In brief: Lining of cavities

Mesothelium is the lining of body cavities: lung, heart, abdominal cavity, scrotum, etc.
So, wherever there is a cavity, it is usually lined by this thin layer of tissue. It allows for smooth movement of objects (like the lung within the pleural cavity). It can become inflamed or develop into a tumor (mesothelioma).
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Type of cell

That makes up the lining of the lung cavities and the abdominal cavity and the heart sac .
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In brief: Type of cell

That makes up the lining of the lung cavities and the abdominal cavity and the heart sac .
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