Term: intestinal epithelium apical surface
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Name: intestinal epithelium
Synonyms: intestine epithelium, villous epithelium
Definition: Simple columnar epithelium that lines the intestine, sometimes pseudostratified, with absorptive brush-border cells and mucous goblet cells clearly visible.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005124]
Name: apical surface
Definition: Anatomical surface that is located on the apical side of the body or body part.
Ontology: Spatial Ontology [BSPO:0000373]