Definition of “epithelial” - English Dictionary

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“epithelial” in British English

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epithelialadjective

uk /ˌep.ɪˈθiː.li.əl/ us /ˌep.ɪˈθiː.li.əl/ specialized

relating to the epithelium (= the layer of cells that cover most surfaces of the body):

Epithelial cells form tissues that make up organs such as skin and glands.

(Definition of “epithelial” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)