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Supporting cell

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noun, plural: supporting cells

Any of the cells whose function is primarily to provide structural support in the epithelial membrane or tissue


Supplement

Examples of such cells are sertoli cells in the testicle and the specialized cells in olfactory epithelium and the labyrinth of the inner ear.


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