pseudostratified

adjective

pseu·​do·​strat·​i·​fied -ˈstrat-ə-ˌfīd How to pronounce pseudostratified (audio)
: of, relating to, or being an epithelium consisting of closely packed cells which appear to be arranged in layers but all of which are in fact attached to the basement membrane
pseudostratification noun

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“Pseudostratified.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pseudostratified. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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