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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or belonging to the membranous cellular tissue that covers a free surface or lines a tube or cavity of an animal body

Usage examples (33)
  • epithelial layer
  • She isolated potentially cancerous cells, known as epithelial cells.
  • In some cases, acute lung injury develops into a more serious condition, known as epithelial cells become more porous than it should be.
  • Researchers reviewed the medical records of 304 patients diagnosed with an aggressive form of the disease called epithelial ovarian cancer. for more
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