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mesothelioma

Translation of mesothelioma in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • SV40 does not have a role in the majority of malignant mesotheliomas - a cancer associated with exposure to asbestos - according to a study in this month's Cancer Research.
    • Conversely, there are few risk factors other than asbestos exposure for mesothelioma.
    • Now, of course, it is well known that it can cause asbestosis or mesothelioma, a malignant tumour of the lung lining caused by inhaling asbestos fibres.

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