brush border


brush border

noun

Definition of BRUSH BORDER

:  a stria of microvilli on the plasma membrane of an epithelial cell (as in a kidney tubule) that is specialized for absorption

First Known Use of BRUSH BORDER

1903

brush border

noun \ˌbrəsh-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BRUSH BORDER

: a stria of microvilli on the plasma membrane of an epithelial cell (as in a kidney tubule) that is specialized for absorption

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