epithelioid

adjective
ep·​i·​the·​li·​oid | \ ˌe-pə-ˈthē-lē-ˌȯid How to pronounce epithelioid (audio) \

Definition of epithelioid

: resembling epithelium epithelioid cells

Examples of epithelioid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, "Leila Janah, entrepreneur who hired the poor, dies at 37," 1 Feb. 2020 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, "Leila Janah, entrepreneur who hired the poor, dies at 37," 1 Feb. 2020 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, "Leila Janah, entrepreneur who hired the poor, dies at 37," 1 Feb. 2020 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, "Leila Janah, entrepreneur who hired the poor, dies at 37," 1 Feb. 2020 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, "Leila Janah, entrepreneur who hired the poor, dies at 37," 1 Feb. 2020 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, "Leila Janah, entrepreneur who hired the poor, dies at 37," 1 Feb. 2020 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, "Leila Janah, entrepreneur who hired the poor, dies at 37," 1 Feb. 2020 Samasource, one of her companies, said the cause was epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, "Leila Janah, entrepreneur who hired the poor, dies at 37," 1 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of epithelioid

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Epithelioid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epithelioid. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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epithelioid

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

Medical Definition of epithelioid

: resembling epithelium

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