Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to epithelium, in any sense; constituting or consisting of epithelium: as, epithelial cells; epithelial tissue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to epithelium

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  • adjective of or pertaining to the epithelium

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  • adjective of or belonging to the epithelium

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Examples

  • 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.

    In Breast Milk, Clues to Risk of Breast Cancer

  • She isolated potentially cancerous cells, known as epithelial cells.

    Breast milk cells may someday predict cancer

  • She isolated potentially cancerous cells, known as epithelial cells.

    Breast milk cells may someday predict cancer

  • 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.

    Key to Cancer Spread Discovered

  • 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.

    The Tao of Health, Sex and Longevity

  • 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.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2a. The Mouth

  • She isolated potentially cancerous cells, known as epithelial cells.

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  • 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.

    The Money Times

  • 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.

    Analysis

  • 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.

    Analysis

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