Stratified epithelium



stratified epithelium n.
Epithelium made up of a series of layers, the cells of each varying in size and shape. Also called laminated epithelium.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Stratified-random-sample

    noun, Statistics. 1. a random sample of a population in which the population is first divided into distinct subpopulations, or strata, and random samples are then taken separately from each stratum.

  • Stratified sample

    noun 1. (statistics) a sample that is not drawn at random from the whole population, but separately from a number of disjoint strata of the population in order to ensure a more representative sample See also frame (sense 13)



  • Stratiform

    adjective 1. Geology. occurring as a bed or beds; arranged in strata. 2. Anatomy. noting arrangement in thin layers, as in bone. 3. Meteorology. (of a cloud) having predominantly horizontal development. adjective 1. (of rocks) occurring as or arranged in strata 2. (meteorol) resembling a stratus cloud

  • Stratiformis

    [strat-uh-fawr-mis] /ˌstræt əˈfɔr mɪs/ adjective, Meteorology. (of a cloud with cumuliform elements) 1. occurring in a very extensive horizontal layer.



Disclaimer: Stratified epithelium definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.