columnar epithelium


noun Biology.

epithelium consisting of one or more layers of elongated cells of cylindrical or prismatic shape.

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Medical definitions for columnar epithelium

columnar epithelium

n.

Epithelium made up of cells that are taller than they are wide and that form a single layer.
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