epithelioid

adjective

ep·​i·​the·​li·​oid ˌe-pə-ˈthē-lē-ˌȯid How to pronounce epithelioid (audio)
: resembling epithelium
epithelioid cells

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web He was diagnosed with epithelioid sarcoma, a rare, soft tissue cancer, at the age of 11. Brenda Cain, cleveland, 27 Dec. 2022 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Feb. 2020 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Feb. 2020 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Feb. 2020 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Feb. 2020 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Feb. 2020 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Feb. 2020 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Feb. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of epithelioid was in 1878

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“Epithelioid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epithelioid. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

epithelioid

adjective
ep·​i·​the·​li·​oid ˌep-ə-ˈthē-lē-ˌȯid How to pronounce epithelioid (audio)
: resembling epithelium
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