HyperDic: epithelium

English > 1 sense of the word epithelium:
NOUNbodyepithelium, epithelial tissuemembranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body
English > epithelium: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningmembranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body.
Synonymepithelial tissue
Partsepithelial cellOne of the closely packed cells forming the epithelium
NarrowerdeciduaThe epithelial tissue of the endometrium
endotheliumAn epithelium of mesoblastic origin
mesotheliumepithelium originating in the embryonic mesoderm
neuroepitheliumepithelium associated with special sense organs and containing sensory nerve endings
Broaderanimal tissueThe tissue in the bodies of animals
Spanishepitelio
Catalanepiteli
Adjectivesepithelialof or belonging to the epithelium
epitheliodresembling epithelium

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