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English definition of “epithelium”


noun [C or U] uk   /ˌep.ɪˈθiː.li.əm/ us    // (plural epithelia) specialized
a layer of cells covering all the surfaces of the body except the interior of blood and lymph vesselsSubstances and structures in the body
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