- resembling epithelium.
Origin of epithelioid
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This layer is the epithelioid layer of the membrane of Descemet.
The latter is the epithelioid lining of the heart, and the cavity it contains the true cavity of the heart.
These cells are large, epithelioid in shape, and often contain vacuoles and fatty granules.
Epithelioid cells and large vesicular cells with several nuclei were to be found.Plague
Thomas Wright Jackson
Giant cells, which also form by coalescence of the epithelioid cells, are not always present.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
- Of or resembling epithelium.
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