stratified squamous epithelium


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stratified squamous epithelium

[′strad·ə‚fīd ′skwā·məs ‚ep·ə′thē·lē·əm]
(histology)
A multiple-layered epithelium composed of thin, flat superficial cells and cuboidal and columnar deeper cells.
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