noun, plural ep·i·the·li·ums, ep·i·the·li·a [ep-uh-thee-lee-uh]. /ˌɛp əˈθi li ə/. Biology.
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They always imply desquamation of epithelium, which rarely occurs except in parenchymatous inflammations (Figs. 60 and 61).
The finely granular variety is the least significant, and is found when the epithelium is only moderately affected.
Granular and fatty casts, therefore, always indicate partial or complete disintegration of the renal epithelium.
The surface epithelial cells of a stratified epithelium are also of this type (fig. 4).
It occurs as the covering epithelium of the alveoli of the lung, of the kidney glomerules and capsule, &c.