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Definition of "cuboidal" [cu•boid•al]

  • Resembling a cube (adjective)
  • Of, pertaining to, or having the shape of a cuboid (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cuboidal" in a sentence
  • "Specifically the H5N1 (SAa2,3Gal) receptors were found “on non-ciliated cuboidal cells at the junction between the respiratory bronchiole and alveolus” and on “a substantial number of cells lining the alveolar wall. ” (This describes the substance of the lung tissue involved in gaseous exchange.)"
  • "Three primary cell shapes exist: squamous (flat), cuboidal, and columnar."
  • "There are many types of cells in the body and they have been classified in several ways. basic structure (for example, cuboidal cells); tissue type (for example, hepatocytes of the liver); germinal cells (for example, ova and sperm); and somatic cells (for example, non-reproductive cells of the body)."
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