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Search Results for: squamous epithelium

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Squamous epithelium

Definition noun, plural: squamous epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of squamous cells, as seen in epidermis,... Read More

Stratified squamous epithelium

Definition noun, plural: stratified squamous epithelia A type of stratified epithelium in which the topmost layer is made up... Read More

Epithelium

An epithelium is a type of animal tissue made up of densely packed cells (called epithelial cells) that rest on a basement... Read More

Stratified epithelium

Definition noun, plural: stratified epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of more than one layer of epithelial cells,... Read More

Simple epithelium

Definition noun, plural: simple epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of a single layer of epithelial cells that are in... Read More

Columnar epithelium

Definition noun, plural: columnar epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of columnar epithelial cells, with or without... Read More

Cuboidal epithelium

Definition noun, plural: cuboidal epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of cuboidal epithelial cells, and is involved in... Read More

Stratified columnar epithelium

A stratified columnar epithelium (plural: stratified columnar epithelia) is a type of stratified epithelium in which the... Read More

Pseudostratified epithelium

Definition noun, plural: pseudostratified epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of a single layer of epithelial cells... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Stratified cuboidal epithelium

Definition noun, plural: stratified cuboidal epithelia A type of stratified epithelium in which the topmost layer is made up... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Crevicular epithelium

Crevicular epithelium The stratified squamous epithelium lining the inner aspect of the soft tissue wall of the gingival... Read More

Simple columnar epithelium

Definition noun, plural: simple columnar epithelia Simple epithelium composed of columnar epithelial cells Supplement A... Read More

Pseudostratified columnar epithelium

Definition noun, plural: pseudostratified columnar epithelia A special type of columnar epithelium composed of a single... Read More

Simple cuboidal epithelium

Definition noun, plural: simple cuboidal epithelia Simple epithelium composed of cuboidal epithelial cells Supplement A... Read More

Keratinocyte

Definition noun, plural: keratinocytes The predominant type of cell in the epidermal layer of the skin Supplement The skin... Read More

Lining mucosa

Definition noun The non-keratinized stratified squamous epithelium that lines many parts of the oral... Read More

Macula adherens

Definition noun A type of anchoring junction between neighboring cells forming a plaquelike site on the cell... Read More

Belt desmosome

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

Keratin

Definition noun, plural: keratins One of the fibrous structural proteins, and is a constituent of hair, nails, skin,... Read More

Spot desmosome

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

Anoderm

Definition noun The epithelial lining from the dentate line to the intersphincteric groove Supplement The anoderm refers... Read More

Karyopyknotic index

Karyopyknotic index An index used to monitor the hormonal status of the patient as reflected by exfoliated vaginal cells and... Read More