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brush border

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  • A brush border (striated border or brush border membrane) is the microvilli-covered surface of simple cuboidal epithelium and simple columnar epithelium cells found in certain locations of the body.
  • Brush border cells are found in two main locations:
  • The small intestine tract: This is where absorption takes place. The brush borders of the intestinal lining are the site of terminal carbohydrate digestions.
  • The kidney: Here the brush border is useful in distinguishing the proximal tubule (which possesses the brush border) from the distal tubule (which does not).
brush border
brush border
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    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Meaning of brush border for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "brush border" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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