adjective Date: 1803 1. somewhat cubical 2. composed of nearly cubical elements <
cuboidal epithelium

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cuboidal — Cu*boid al (k? boid al), a. (Anat.) Cuboid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cuboidal — adjective a) Resembling a cube The alveolar cells are cuboidal in shape. b) Of, pertaining to, or having the shape of a cuboid A cuboidal block was formed. See Also: spheroidal …   Wiktionary

  • cuboidal — cu·boi·dal kyü bȯid əl adj 1) CUBOID (2) 2) composed of nearly cubical elements <cuboidal epithelium> * * * cu·boi·dal (ku boiґdəl) resembling a cube …   Medical dictionary

  • cuboidal — cuboid ► ADJECTIVE ▪ more or less cubic in shape. ► NOUN ▪ a solid which has six rectangular faces at right angles to each other. DERIVATIVES cuboidal adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • cuboidal — See cuboid. * * * …   Universalium

  • cuboidal — adj. cubical, cube shaped; cube shaped bone (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cuboidal — cu·boi·dal …   English syllables

  • cuboidal — adjective shaped like a cube • Syn: ↑cubelike, ↑cube shaped, ↑cubical, ↑cubiform, ↑cuboid • Similar to: ↑cubic, ↑three dimensional • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cuboidal epithelial cell — Epithelium Code TH H2. Cuboidal epithelia are epithelial cells …   Wikipedia

  • Cuboidal epithelia — are epithelial cells having a cube like shape; that is, their width is approximately equal to their height. They may exist in single layers (simple cuboidal epithelium) or multiple layers (stratified cuboidal epithelium) depending on their… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”