epithelial cell :
- n one of the closely packed cells forming the epithelium
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- Unexpected discovery of the ways cells move could boost understanding of complex diseases
A new discovery about how cells move may provide scientists with crucial information about disease mechanisms such as the spread of cancer or the constriction of airways caused by asthma. Scientists found that epithelial cells move in a group, propelled by forces both from within and from nearby cells, to fill any unfilled spaces they encounter.
June 23, 2013 - Science Daily