columnar epithelium


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columnar epithelium

[kə′ləm·nər ep·ə′thēl·ē·əm]
(histology)
Epithelium distinguished by elongated, columnar, or prismatic cells.
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Microscopic sections showed a fibrous cyst lined with a serous columnar epithelium (Figure-2).
Barretts esophagus: age, prevalence, and extent of columnar epithelium.
Microscopically, both the surface and the clefts were covered with a ciliated pseudostratified columnar epithelium (figure 4).
Barrett's esophagus (BE), an increasingly significant clinical condition in which metaplastic columnar epithelium replaces the normal distal esophageal squamous mucosa, is a complication of gas-troesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Vesicular glands of Eastern European hedgehog is almost similar to other mammals is having simple columnar epithelium [1].
Microscopically, the cyst demonstrated a flat epithelium, which varied from a mucin-producing columnar epithelium to a cuboidal epithelium (Figure 2, Panel A).
Barrett's oesophagus (BO) is defined as the occurrence of metaplastic, specialised columnar epithelium lining the distal part of the oesophagus.
Histopathological examination showed a cyst wall predominantly lined by ciliated pseudo stratified columnar epithelium with interspersed goblet cells and partly by stratified squamous epithelium.
Microscopic examination of the lesion showed cystic spaces and ducts lined predominantly by flattened and, to a lesser extent, by columnar epithelium, identical to that seen within the normal epididymis.
Normally, most of the lower respiratory tract is lined with pseudo-stratified, ciliated, columnar epithelium.
Bronchoscopy will often reveal a transformation of tissue from normal columnar epithelium into squamous epithelium, even when the reflux is nonacidic, but beyond that, fending the proper context for tissue changes such as cobblestoning and ruling out non-LPR origins can be a challenge.