HyperDic: epithelial_cell

English > 1 sense of the expression epithelial cell:
NOUNbodyepithelial cellone of the closely packed cells forming the epithelium
English > epithelial cell: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningOne of the closely packed cells forming the epithelium.
Part ofepithelium, epithelial tissuemembranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body
Narrowercolumnar cell, columnar epithelial cellAn epithelial cell that is shaped like a column
cuboidal cell, cuboidal epithelial cellAn epithelial cell that shaped like a cube
goblet cellAn epithelial cell that secretes mucous
hair cellA sensory epithelial cell present in the organ of Corti
squamous cellAn epithelial cell that is flat like a plate and form a single layer of epithelial tissue
taste cell, gustatory cellAn epithelial cell in a taste bud that activates sensory fibers of the facial nerve or the glossopharyngeal nerve or the vagus nerve
Broadersomatic cell, vegetative cellAny of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells
Spanishcélula epitelial
Catalancèl·lula epitelial, cèl·lula epitèlica

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