mucous epithelium

mucous epithelium

[′myü·kəs ‚ep·ə′thē·lē·əm]
(embryology)
The epidermis of an embryo, excluding the epitrichium.
(histology)
The germinative layer of a stratified squamous epithelium.
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The microvilli of mucous epithelium cells were orderly and densely arranged on the juxtaluminal surface.
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