Definition of junctional in English:

junctional

adjective

See junction

  • ‘Cells are attached to adjacent cells by junctional complexes in the lateral membranes, and form a polarized epithelium.’
  • ‘Melanomas can be junctional, intradermal, or compound according to whether they grow in the basal layer of the skin, in the true skin or in both.’
  • ‘The folding increases junctional surface area by 10 to 20 times, decreasing the stress per unit area.’
  • ‘Ninety percent of the channels are located in the junctional cleft membrane.’
  • ‘We classified tumour site as oesophageal, gastric, or junctional.’

Pronunciation

junctional

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