cuboidal epithelium

noun Biology.
epithelium consisting of one or more layers of cells of cuboid or polyhedral shape.
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cuboidal epithelium n.
Epithelium made up of cells that look like cubes in a vertical section but appear to be polyhedral when viewed on their surface.

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Simple cuboidal epithelium is found in glandular tissue and in the kidney tubules.
The tubular pattern reveals tubular structures that are lined by stratified cuboidal epithelium.
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