mesothelioma definition

  • noun:
    • A usually malignant cyst of mesothelial muscle, specifically compared to the pleura or peritoneum.
    • An uncommon cancerous tumour associated with the mesothelium, typically associated with lungs after experience of asbestos.
    • a type of carcinoma for the mesothelium lining lung area or abdomen or heart; usually related to exposure to asbestos dirt

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