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Stratified Squamous Epithelium: Rounder Basal Cells, Flatter Cells Approaching the Apical Surface

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Simple or Stratified Squamous/Cuboidal/Columnar and psuedostratified ciliated columnar and transitional epithelium.

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stratified squamous epithelium: consists of squamous (flattened) epithelial cells arranged in layers upon a basal membrane; ex: skin; simple epithelium would only be one cell thick

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stratified squamous epithelium funny this is on pinterest I just had a test on's haunting me!

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We have been talking about epithelial cells in class. The diagrams we make are drawn out and this is amazing to see what it actually looks like from a microscope. This is an example of stratified squamous epithelium.

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