zonula

SYN: zonule. [L. dim. of zona, zone]
- z. adherens a beltlike desmosomal attachment between columnar epithelial cells, upon which filaments attach. SYN: intermediate junction.
- z. ciliaris [TA] SYN: ciliary zonule.
- z. occludens tight junctions formed by the fusion of integral proteins of the lateral cell membranes of adjacent epithelial cells, limiting transepithelial permeability. SYN: impermeable junction, tight junction.

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zo·nu·la 'zōn-yə-lə n, pl -lae -.lē or -las ZONULE OF ZINN

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n.

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zo·nu·la (zoґnu-lə) gen. and pl. zoґnulae [L., dim. of zona] a small zone, or zonule.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Zonula — Zo̱nula [Verkleinerungsbildung zu lat. zona = Gürtel] w; , ...lae; in der Fügung: Zo̱nula cilia̱|ris: Strahlenbändchen, Aufhängeapparat der Augenlinse (besteht aus zugfesten, homogenen Fasern verschiedener Dicke) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • zonula — pl.f. zonule …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • zonula — n. zonule, small zone, small band …   English contemporary dictionary

  • zonula — zonu·la …   English syllables

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