pseudostratified epithelium

[ sōō′dō-strătə-fīd′ ]

n.

Epithelium made up of cells that reach the basement membrane and appear to be stratified because their nuclei are at different levels.

Nearby words

  1. pseudosentence,
  2. pseudosmia,
  3. pseudosolution,
  4. pseudosphere,
  5. pseudostrabismus,
  6. pseudosymmetry,
  7. pseudotripteral,
  8. pseudotruncus arteriosus,
  9. pseudotuberculosis,
  10. pseudotumor


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