myo·​epi·​the·​li·​al -ˌep-ə-ˈthē-lē-əl How to pronounce myoepithelial (audio)
: 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)

Dictionary Entries Near myoepithelial

Cite this Entry

“Myoepithelial.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!