Definition of “epithelium” - English Dictionary

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“epithelium” in British English

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epitheliumnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌep.ɪˈθiː.li.əm/ us /ˌep.ɪˈθiː.li.əm/ plural epithelia /ˌep.ɪˈθiː.li.ə/ specialized

a layer of cells covering all the surfaces of the body except the interior of blood and lymph vessels

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