Myoepithelium



myoepithelium my·o·ep·i·the·li·um (mī’ō-ěp’ə-thē’lē-əm)
n.
Contractile spindle-shaped cells arranged longitudinally or obliquely around sweat glands and around the secretory alveoli of the mammary gland.
my’o·ep’i·the’li·al adj.

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