epithelial

adjective ep·i·the·li·al \ ˌe-pə-ˈthē-lē-əl \
|Updated on: 11 Jun 2018

Definition of epithelial

: of or relating to epithelium

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1845

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epithelial

adjective ep·i·the·li·al \ ˌep-ə-ˈthē-lē-əl \

medical Definition of epithelial

: of or relating to epithelium
  • epithelial cells

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