Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to epithelium, in any sense; constituting or consisting of epithelium: as, epithelial cells; epithelial tissue.
- adj. of or pertaining to the epithelium
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to epithelium
- adj. of or belonging to the epithelium
“Using the milk samples, Dr. Arcaro and her team of researchers isolated what are known as epithelial cells and then looked at the DNA inside them.”
“She isolated potentially cancerous cells, known as epithelial cells.”
“The process called epithelial-mesenchymal transdifferientiation (EMT) has been known to play a role in releasing cells (epithelial cells) on the surface of the solid tumor and transforming them into transient mesenchymal cell: cells with the ability to start to grow a new tumor.”
“A layer of cells in the retina called the epithelial cells become highly neuro-active when exposed to ultraviolet radiation, without in any way affecting vision.”
“This fold of epithelium is known as the epithelial sheath, and on its papillary surface odontoblasts appear, which in turn form dentin, so that the dentin formation is identical in the crown and root of the tooth.”
“The researchers said that process -- called epithelial-mesenchymal transdifferientiation -- has been known to play a role in releasing epithelial cells on the surface of the solid tumor and transforming them into cells having the ability to grow a new tumor.”
“In some cases, acute lung injury develops into a more serious condition, known as epithelial cells become more porous than it should be.”
“The study showed that alcohol stimulates what is called the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition, in which run-of-the-mill cancer cells morph into a more aggressive form and begin to spread throughout the body.”
“In a study published in the journal Angewandte Chemie International Edition, a team of investigators at the University of California, Los Angeles, developed a 1-by-2-centimeter silicon chip that is covered with densely packed nanopillars coated with an antibody that binds to a protein known as epithelial-cell adhesion molecule (EpCAM).”
“Los Angeles, developed a 1-by-2-centimeter silicon chip that is covered with densely packed nanopillars coated with an antibody that binds to a protein known as epithelial-cell adhesion molecule”
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