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n. pl. ep·i·the·li·a (-lē-ə) or ep·i·the·li·ums
Membranous tissue composed of one or more layers of cells separated by very little intercellular substance and forming the covering of most internal and external surfaces of the body and its organs.

[New Latin epithēlium : epi- + Greek thēlē, nipple; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots.]

ep′i·the′li·al adj.


(ˌɛp əˈθi li əl)
of the epithelium.
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Adj.1.epithelial - of or belonging to the epithelium; "epithelial layer"


a. epitelial, rel. al epitelio.
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In our study we got granuloma and sclera-corneal dellen in both the groups, but did not encounter epithelial inclusion cyst.
We also evaluated the amount of epithelial inclusions (either solid or cystic) using a similar grading system, where 0 indicates the absence of epithelial inclusions and 3+ indicates a predominant epithelial inclusion component.
Epithelial inclusion cysts in an axillary lymph node; report of a case simulating metastatic adenocarcinoma.