epithelioid
adjective Date: 1878 resembling epithelium <
epithelioid cells
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  • Epithelioid — Ep i*the li*oid, a. [Epithelium + oid.] (Anat.) Like epithelium; as, epithelioid cells. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epithelioid — [ep΄ithē′lēoid΄] adj. resembling epithelium …   English World dictionary

  • Epithelioid — An epithelioid cell is a mesenchymal cell whose morphology resembles that of epithelial cells.External links* …   Wikipedia

  • epithelioid — |epə|thēlēˌȯid adjective Etymology: epitheli + oid : resembling epithelium : like that of epithelium epithelioid cells …   Useful english dictionary

  • epithelioid — /ep euh thee lee oyd /, adj. resembling epithelium. [1875 80; EPITHELI(UM) + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • epithelioid — adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling epithelium …   Wiktionary

  • epithelioid — Resembling or having some of the characteristics of epithelium. [epithelium + G. eidos, resemblance] * * * ep·i·the·li·oid .ep ə thē lē .ȯid adj resembling epithelium * * * ep·i·the·li·oid (ep″ĭ theґle oid) resembling epithelium …   Medical dictionary

  • epithelioid — ep·i·the·li·oid …   English syllables

  • epithelioid — ep•i•the•li•oid [[t]ˌɛp əˈθi liˌɔɪd[/t]] adj. anat. resembling epithelium …   From formal English to slang

  • epithelioid — /ɛpiˈθiliɔɪd/ (say epee theeleeoyd), /ɛpə / (say epuh ) adjective resembling epithelium …   Australian English dictionary

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