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parenchyma
Glossaries - Histology glossary

functional cells of a gland or organ, in contrast with the supportive or connective tissue of a gland or organ

primary union
Glossaries - Histology glossary

condition of a wound where the wound edges are close enough to be brought together and fastened if necessary, allowing quicker and more thorough healing

pseudostratified columnar epithelium
Glossaries - Histology glossary

tissue that consists of a single layer of irregularly shaped and sized cells that give the appearance of multiple layers; found in ducts of certain glands and the upper respiratory tract

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