Stratified Squamous Epithelium

Type: Epithelium

Looks like: stacked flat irregular fish scales

Functions: protects the underlying tissues from abrasion

Location: (Nonkeratinized/moist) esophagus, mouth and vagina. (keratinized/dry) epidermis of skin.
source: http://www.udel.edu/biology/Wags/histopage/colorpage/cep/cep.htm

source: http://www.technion.ac.il/~mdcourse/274203/lect2.html

source: http://education.vetmed.vt.edu/Curriculum/VM8054/Labs/Lab4/lab4.htm



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