epithelial lamina n.
The layer of modified ependymal cells that forms the inner layer of the choroid tela, facing the ventricle.
noun, Pathology. 1. 1 (def 8). [purl] /pɜrl/ noun 1. a smooth, rounded bead formed within the shells of certain mollusks and composed of the mineral aragonite or calcite in a matrix, deposited in concentric layers as a protective coating around an irritating foreign object: valued as a gem when lustrous and finely colored. Compare […]
- Epithelial plug
epithelial plug n. A mass of epithelial cells temporarily occluding an embryonic opening, most commonly of the nostrils.
[ep-uh-thee-lee-oid] /ˌɛp əˈθi liˌɔɪd/ adjective 1. resembling . epithelioid ep·i·the·li·oid (ěp’ə-thē’lē-oid’) adj. Of or resembling epithelium.
- Epithelioid cell
epithelioid cell n. A nonepithelial cell, especially one derived from a macrophage, having characteristics resembling those of an epithelial cell, often found in granulomas associated with tuberculosis.