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One entry found for epithelium.
Main Entry: ep·i·the·li·um
Pronunciation: secondarystressep-schwa-primarystressthemacron-lemacron-schwam
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural epithe·lia /-lemacron-schwa/
1 : a tissue like a membrane that is made up of cells and covers a free surface or lines a tube or cavity of an animal body
2 : a usually thin layer of cells of a plant that is part of the parenchyma and lines a cavity or tube
- ep·i·the·li·al /-lemacron-schwal/ adjective

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