cuboidal epithelium


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cuboidal epithelium

n.
Epithelial tissue consisting of one or more cell layers, the most superficial of which is composed of cube-shaped prismatic cells.
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The cystic areas are lined with a single layer of cuboidal epithelium surrounded by a fibrous stroma.
(8) Histopathology will reveal a smooth cystic lesion lined with cuboidal epithelium and nests of parathyroid cells within its wall.
The duct portion had a narrow lumen and was lined by simple cuboidal epithelium. The upper ducts were lined by stratified squamous epithelium.
(27) reported a simple cuboidal epithelium at the 15th-20th week of development, but a simple columnar epithelium at the 21st-22nd week of development.
Sections of the right ovary showed a fibro-collagenous cyst wall lined by a single layer of cuboidal epithelium with focal areas of papillary infolding and haemorrhage consistent with serous cystadenoma (Fig.
Cholesteatoma is a rare keratinizing stratified squamous epithelium found ectopically in the middle ear, an area characterized by low cuboidal epithelium. It is usually interpreted as a benign condition, but it requires surgical treatment to protect patients from severe complications as temporal bone resorption; some data still support the idea of being a neoplasm, based on the presence of molecular markers of tumor progression [9].
Glands can be compressed or narrowed and are composed of either a flattened single or double cell layer of squamoid or cuboidal epithelium. (48) Keratin cysts with luminal keratinous debris are common.
Histologically ovary was covered by simple cuboidal epithelium. Just beneath epithelium was tunica albugenia consisting of collagen fibers.
A pair of ovaries lined by cuboidal epithelium was observed, with still undifferentiated tissue.
Cube-shaped cells constitute the simple cuboidal epithelium while simple columnar epithelia (gastrointestinal tract) are built of column-shaped cells.
Fluid from the cyst and cyst wall was sent for histopathological examination, which showed non-mucin secreting low columnar and cuboidal epithelium, which are consistent with Gartner's cyst.