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adjective myo·epi·the·li·al \-ˌep-ə-ˈthē-lē-əl\

Medical Definition of myoepithelial

  1. :  of, relating to, or being large contractile cells of epithelial origin which are located at the base of the secretory cells of various glands (as the salivary and mammary glands)

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