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Epithelial

Definition(s)

(ep-ih-THEE-lee-ul) Refers to the cells that line the internal and external surfaces of the body.

Definition from: NCI Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

Of or relating to epithelium.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: July 28, 2014