epithelioid

[ ep-uh-thee-lee-oid ]
/ ˌɛp əˈθi liˌɔɪd /
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adjective

resembling epithelium.

Nearby words

  1. epithelial lamina,
  2. epithelial pearl,
  3. epithelial plug,
  4. epithelialization,
  5. epithelialize,
  6. epithelioid cell,
  7. epitheliolytic,
  8. epithelioma,
  9. epithelioma adenoides cysticum,
  10. epithelioma cuniculatum

Origin of epithelioid

First recorded in 1875–80; epitheli(um) + -oid

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Medicine definitions for epithelioid

epithelioid

[ ĕp′ə-thēlē-oid′ ]

adj.

Of or resembling epithelium.

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