epithelial cell


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Noun1.epithelial cell - one of the closely packed cells forming the epitheliumepithelial cell - one of the closely packed cells forming the epithelium
epithelial tissue, epithelium - membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body
columnar cell, columnar epithelial cell - an epithelial cell that is shaped like a column; some have cilia
cuboidal cell, cuboidal epithelial cell - an epithelial cell that shaped like a cube
goblet cell - an epithelial cell that secretes mucous
hair cell - a sensory epithelial cell present in the organ of Corti
squamous cell - an epithelial cell that is flat like a plate and form a single layer of epithelial tissue
gustatory cell, taste cell - an epithelial cell in a taste bud that activates sensory fibers of the facial nerve or the glossopharyngeal nerve or the vagus nerve
somatic cell, vegetative cell - any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells; a cell that does not participate in the production of gametes; "somatic cells are produced from preexisting cells";
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The proportion of each type of vaginal epithelial cell of ewes, during the estrus manifestation, is shown in Table 1.
Basic research using cell culture models has markedly contributed to our understanding of airway epithelial cell biology.
Lanzini M, Curcio C, Colabelli-Gisoldi RA, Mastropasqua A, Calienno R, Agnifili L, et al.In Vivo and Impression Cytology Study on the Effect of Compatible Solutes Eye Drops on the Ocular Surface Epithelial Cell Quality in Dry Eye Patients.
The air-blood barrier is mainly formed by two epithelial cell types: alveolar type I (ATI) and alveolar type II (ATII) cells.
The surfaces of alveoli are composed of two types of epithelial cell: alveolar type I cells (AECI) and alveolar type II (AECII) cells (1).
E2 acts in a vast variety of cell populations; however, its main targets are epithelial cells. This hormone regulates epithelial cell differentiation, proliferation, and apoptosis, which are processes intimately linked to the female reproductive cycle such as lactation or ovulation [11-13].
Fukumoto et al., "Resolvins decrease oxidative stress mediated macrophage and epithelial cell interaction through decreased cytokine secretion," PLoS One, vol.
The corneal basal epithelial cell layers from the center (1), paracentral (2), and peripheral (3) cornea (circles) are shown.
Immunohistochemistry was performed using a monoclonal antibody against cytokeratin 18 (CK18), an epithelial cell marker.
Pulmonary epithelial cell loss, failure to achieve pulmonary epithelium integrity, chronic inflammation, and deterioration of repair mechanisms following pulmonary epithelial injury can result in emphysema (3,5,6).
The highly fibrotic reaction encountered in silicone IOLs is caused by lens epithelial cell proliferation being overstimulated by the silicone material.
aeruginosa to abiotic surface and human pharyngeal and lung epithelial cell lines, Detroit 562 and NCI-H292, as good experimental model for in vitro P aeruginosa adherence, and to examine cytotoxicity and antiinflammatory effects of royal jelly on these human epithelial cells stimulated with P.

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