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Search Results for: junctional complex

Junctional complex

Junctional complex The attachment zone between epithelial cells, typically consisting of the zonula occludens, the zonula... Read More


Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Spot desmosome

Definition noun, plural: spot desmosomes A type of desmosome characterized by a circular or spot-like rivet between... Read More

Tight junction

Definition noun, plural: tight junctions A type of cell junction formed between epithelial cells of vertebrates wherein the... Read More

Intercalated discs

Intercalated disc An electron dense junctional complex, at the end to end contacts of cardiac muscle cells, that contains... Read More

Cardiac muscle

Definition noun, plural: cardiac muscles (1) The heart muscle of the vertebrates (2) myocardium Supplement The muscles of... Read More

Belt desmosome

Definition noun, plural: belt desmosomes A type of desmosome characterized by a belt-like rivet between neighboring... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More