Lumen

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Lumen comes from the Latin word "lumin" that means window. The term "lumen" is used to describe an internal space which is surrounded by a layer of tissue or membrane and resembles a tube in a structure [1]

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Reference

  1. Silverthorn, D. U. (1998) Human physiology: an integrated approach. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall. Page 2,44.
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