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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body.

Usage examples (36)
  • "Eighty-five percent of cancers originate from the epithelium, which is about two millimeters deep," says
  • The epithelium is a layer of cells forming the epidermis of the skin and the surface layer of mucous and serous membranes.
  • Vitamin A promotes a healthy intestinal epithelium, which is important for optimal absorption of nutrients, and it also promotes strong joints.
  • A, layer of columnar epithelium covering the villus; for more
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