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Anatomy Term: transporting epithelium
XAO ID: 0004224
Synonyms: transporting epithelia
Definition: "Type of epithelium that facilitates the transcellular transport of solutes. This transport can either be absorption, transport from lumen (apical membrane surface) to blood; or secretion, transport from blood (basolateral membrane surface) to lumen."
Stage Range: NF stage 10 to death
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Parent(s): epithelium (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY