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

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1903

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brush border

noun \ ˌbrəsh- \

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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