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  • n. Plural form of peritoneum.


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  • The treatment is good for patients with only specific cancers, like mesothelioma, appendix cancer and pseudomyxoma peritonea a rare cancer in the abdominal cavity that produces proteins called mucin, as well as some patients with colon cancer, according to UCSD.

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  • We have previously shown that superparamagnetic nanoparticles conjugated to an ephrin-A1 mimetic peptide with a high affinity for the EphA2 receptor can be used to capture and remove cultured human ovarian cancer cells from the peritonea of experimental mice.


  • She had been on peritonea dialysis for the last four years, which meant that she had to hook herself up to a dialysis machine in her home every night.


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