epithelial cell



Overview

A cell that is usually found in a two-dimensional sheet with a free surface. The cell has a cytoskeleton that allows for tight cell to cell contact and for cell polarity where apical part is directed towards the lumen and the basal part to the basal lamina.

 

epithelial cell

 

"EPITHELIAL CELL" TERM REFERENCES

CL:0000066

 

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