TITLE

terminal bars

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2160
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "terminal bars" is presented. It refers to minute bars of dense intercellular cement. These bars occupy and close spaces between epithelial cells and bind them together.
ACCESSION #
21248221

 

Related Articles

  • collagenic.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p447 

    A definition of the medical term "collagenic" is presented, which means producing or containing collagen.

  • elastin.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p671 

    A definition of the medical term "elastin" is presented. Elastin refers to an extracellular connective tissue protein that is the principal component of elastic fibers in the middle layer of arteries. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co....

  • fibrillin.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p794 

    A definition of medical the term "fibrillin" is presented. Fibrillin refers to a protein constituent of connective tissue. It is present in skin, ligaments, tendons, and in the aorta. It also pertains to elastin which is an extracellular connective tissue protein that is the principal component...

  • collagen.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p447 

    A definition of the medical term "collagen" is presented. Collagen refers to the strong, fibrous insoluble protein found in connective tissue, including the dermis, tendons, ligaments, deep fascia, bone, and cartilage. The term originated from the words "kolla" which means glue and "gennan"...

  • ground.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p911 

    A definition of the medical term "ground" is presented. Ground refers to the basic substance or foundation, reduced to a powder, or pulverized. In electronics, it pertains to the negative or earth pole that has zero electrical potential. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • Hensen's cells.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p977 

    A definition of the medical term "Hensen's cells" is presented. Hensen's cells refer to the tall columnar cells that form the outer border cells of the organ of Corti of the cochlea. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation...

  • immotile cilia syndrome.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1070 

    A definition of the medical term "immotile cilia syndrome" is presented. Immotile cilia syndrome refers to an autosomal recessive condition characterized by severely impaired movement of the cilia or flagella of respiratory tract epithelial cells, sperm cells, and others. Affected cells lack the...

  • koilocyte.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1182 

    A definition of the medical term "koilocyte" is presented. It refers to an abnormal cell of the squamous epithelium of the cervix. The term originated from the words "koilos" which means hollow and "kytos" which means cell. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary,"...

  • koilocytotic atypia.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1182 

    A definition of the medical term "koilocytotic atypia" is presented. It refers to the abnormality of the top layers of the epithelium of the uterine cervix wherein the cells undergo vacuolization and enlargement. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics