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, in the meaning defined above

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brush border

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\ ˌbrəsh- How to pronounce brush border (audio) \

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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