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Epithelium

Introduction: Epithelium

Description of Epithelium

Epithelium: Cell layer including skin and various membranes.

Epithelium: A thin layer of tissue that covers organs, glands, and other structures within the body.
Source: National Institute of Health

Epithelium: membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Epithelium: thin layer of tissue that covers the inner or outer surfaces of organs, glands, and other structures within the body.
Source: CRISP

Epithelium: One or more layers of EPITHELIAL CELLS, supported by the basal lamina, which covers the inner or outer surfaces of the body.
Source: MeSH 2007

Epithelium: Related Topics

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Epithelium as an Organ

Epithelium (organ): The epithelium is the tissue that is made up of closely...more »

Epithelium (organ): See Epithelium (organ information).

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Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Epithelium:

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Broader terms for Epithelium

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The description of Epithelium may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Epithelium

The following list attempts to classify Epithelium into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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