pavement epithelium


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Related to pavement epithelium: columnar epithelium, cuboidal epithelium

sim·ple squa·mous ep·i·the·li·um

epithelium composed of a single layer of flattened scalelike cells, such as mesothelium, endothelium, and that in the pulmonary alveoli.
Synonym(s): pavement epithelium

pavement epithelium

pavement epithelium

Epithelium consisting of flat, platelike cells in a single layer.
See also: epithelium

pavement epithelium

EPITHELIUM formed from cuboid or squamous cells.