columnar cell

[ kə-lŭmnər ]

n.

A cell, usually epithelial, that is tall, narrow, and somewhat cylindrical.

Nearby words

  1. column inch,
  2. column of fornix,
  3. column vector,
  4. columna,
  5. columnar,
  6. columnar epithelium,
  7. columnar jointing,
  8. columnarized,
  9. columnea,
  10. columniation


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