cuboidal epithelium


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cuboidal epithelium

[kyü′bȯid·əl ‚ep·ə′thēl·ē·əm]
(histology)
A single-layered epithelium made up of cubelike cells.
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Prominent dilatation of non-proximal tubules with relative reactive thinning of the lining cuboidal epithelium.
The ovarian mass consisted of fibrovascular tissue, throughout which there were cords, islands, and solid sheets of cuboidal epithelium forming ductlike structures (Fig 6) that sometimes contained small intraluminal papillary growths.
A thin fibrous cyst wall lined by nonkeratinizing flat to cuboidal epithelium of 2 to 4 layers is characteristic.
The bile ducts are usually found near the portal vein, and are lined by a simple cuboidal epithelium (Figure 1C).
Exposure to 10 mg/L ammonium perchlorate increased the normally cuboidal epithelium with epithelial cell heights of 4 [+ or -] 0.
Histologic examination of the testis confirmed the presence of cystic spaces lined with flattened cuboidal epithelium.
This was characterized by a pseudoinfiltrative appearance of tubular-glandular structures with a pseudocystic appearance, lined by a single layer of cuboidal epithelium with a hobnail appearance and focal atypias due to a degenerative process (Fig.