pseudostratified epithelium(redirected from Pseudostratified columnar epithelia)
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pseudostratified epithelium[¦sü·dō′strad·ə‚fīd ‚ep·ə′thē·lē·əm]
A type of epithelium in which all cells reach to the basement membrane but some extend toward the surface only part way, while others reach the surface.
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