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Synonyms for epithelium

membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body

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VEGF and Flk-1 were immunolocalized in the luminal epithelium, glandular epithelium and stroma of the endometrium at various phases of the menstrual cycle (Figures 2 and 3, A-E).
The same phenomenon can be seen in urothelial carcinoma, where there are intraepithelial spaces without lining glandular epithelium.
Our immunohistochemical analyses demonstrated that PLUNC-positive cells were mainly present in nasal mucosal epithelium, in goblet cells, and particularly in glandular epithelium.
Lacaze-Duthiers (1859) showed that the precursors for the pigments are not formed in the kidney or in a vein, as thought during his time, but in a band-Iike glandular epithelium located at the superior part of the internal mantle cavity.
The relative area of the uterine endometrium occupied by the mucosa (luminal epithelium, glandular epithelium, and lamina propria) and myometrium, and the height of the luminal epithelium were determined using the program Bioscan Optimus (Version 1.
Therapeutic radiation treatment can also lead to the development of epithelial atypia of columnar and glandular epithelium throughout the endocervix, endometrium, and fallopian tube.
Tissues identified in the mass included cartilage, bone, lung, trachea, renal tubules, feather follicles, keratin cysts, nervous tissue, smooth muscle, and glandular epithelium resembling intestinal mucosa (Fig 3).
The surface area of the gland is increased by the folding of the glandular epithelium into large pleats to increase the mucus-secreting area.
Unfortunately, pathologists may face a variety of diagnostic challenges when evaluating biopsies in this setting, particularly since many patients with Barrett esophagus also have persistent gastroesophageal reflux disease, which induces regenerative changes in the glandular epithelium of the distal esophagus that may mimic, or mask, dysplasia.
These cysts are lined with a squamous or glandular epithelium, and they are surrounded by dense polymorphous (polyclonal) lymphoid tissue (figure, A).
In just 2 foci, the malignant neoplasm connected to the epidermal surface via a funnel-shaped opening, and the epithelium in those regions displayed a gradual transition of stratified squamous epithelium at the surface to glandular epithelium within the cystic space.
Squamous epithelium, respiratory epithelium, glandular epithelium, gastrointestinal epithelium, thyroid gland, pancreas, liver, neural tissue, pigmented retinal anlage, immature neuroblastomal elements, cartilage, bone, muscle, fat, and loose myxoid-to-fibrous embryonic mesenchymal connective tissue are identified (figures 1 and 2).
A repeated endocervical curettage was reported as "suspicious for invasive squamous cell carcinoma," whereas a diagnosis of "reactive squamous epithelium and benign endocervical glandular epithelium, no definite dysplasia or carcinoma" was rendered for the same specimen sent for consultation.
Fineneedle aspiration revealed regular glandular epithelium and fat cells, but no pathologic tissue.