pseudostratified epithelium

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pseudostratified epithelium pseu·do·strat·i·fied epithelium (sōō'dō-strāt'ə-fīd')
n.
Epithelium made up of cells that reach the basement membrane and appear to be stratified because their nuclei are at different levels.

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