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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The histological characteristics of LEC are unique, cysts lined by stratified squamous epithelium and immediately adjacent dense subepithelial lymphoid tissue that contains lymphoid follicles characterize the LEC.
In serial, cross-sectional MPM images, normal esophageal mucosa revealed several characteristics of stratified squamous epithelium of the nonkeratinizing type.
The epithelial lining was stratified squamous epithelium of 6-8 cell layered thickness, showing detachment from the underlying collagenous capsule with palisading arrangement of nucleus in the basal layer.
The histologically prepared specimens of the lesions were lined by parakeratinized stratified squamous epithelium containing layers of only approximately 5-6 cells before the marsupialization procedures.
1) Oral epithelium is classified into three types based on their morphology and specific pattern of differentiation: keratinized stratified squamous epithelium (masticatory mucosa distributed in hard palate and gingiva), non-keratinized stratified squamous epithelium (buccal mucosa, labial mucosa) and specialized mucosa (dorsal surface of the tongue).
A moderately dense chronic inflammatory reaction was also associated with the tissue which was covered with parakeratinized stratified squamous epithelium of variable thickness (Figure 2).
Stratified squamous epithelium with sebaceous and sweat glands, hair shafts, calcification, few bony spicules and bone marrow elements were all demonstrated.
Areas of the body that require protection typically have stratified squamous epithelium.
More than 90 percent of OPCs are squamous cell carcinoma, which develops as abnormal cells in the stratified squamous epithelium lining the entire oral cavity.
STRATIFIED SQUAMOUS EPITHELIUM CELLS FROM THE LINING OF THE NOSE--370X
Epidermoid and dermoid cysts are usually unilocular structures, lined by stratified squamous epithelium.