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epithelium a protective, membranous layer of tissue, usu. a single layer of close-knit cells, that lines the cavities and the outside of an organism.
epithet a word or phrase attached to, or used in place of, a given name. [2 definitions]
epitome a person, thing, or action that represents the essence, or serves as the purest example, of some quality or type. [2 definitions]
epitomize to represent the essence of; be the purest example of. [2 definitions]
epizootic of a disease among animals, having the nature of an epidemic. [2 definitions]
e pluribus unum (Latin) from the many, one; used as the motto of the United States and printed on its currency.
epoch a distinct or notable period in human history. [3 definitions]
epode in the classical Greek ode, the last section of each compositional unit. [2 definitions]
eponym an actual or mythical person whose name is the source of the name of a city, nation, era, or the like.
eponymous having or being a name that is an eponym.
epoxide a compound that contains the epoxy group.
epoxy having the molecular structure of an epoxide. [3 definitions]
epsilon the name of the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet.
Epsom salts hydrated magnesium sulfate, used to purge the bowels.
equable not varying extremely or suddenly; uniform; stable. [2 definitions]
equal of or having the same value, measure, or quantity as something else. [6 definitions]
equal-area of or denoting any of several types of map projection in which portions of the earth's surface that are of equal area are given equal space on a map.
equalitarian of or related to the doctrine that humans have or ought to have equal rights and opportunities; egalitarian. [2 definitions]
equality the condition, fact, or defined state of being equal.
equalize to make of equal value to. [2 definitions]
equally in an equal or like manner. [2 definitions]