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Spanish Word of the Day: Epitelio

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Epitelio

El tacto y la piel I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/25/2012
Word: Epitelio
(e-pi-TE-lio) Sustantivo masculino
English: Epithelium
Etymology: (De epi- y el gr. θηλή, pezón del pecho).
Meaning: 1. m. Anat. Tejido animal formado por células en estrecho contacto, que reviste la superficie, cavidades y conductos del organismo.
Topic:El tacto y la piel I
Example:

El epitelio es el tejido formado por una o varias capas de células unidas entre sí que recubren todas las superficies libres del organismo.

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