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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Cell Shapes and arrangement of layers are the basis of classifying epithelial tissues.
Esophagus-Nonkeratinizing stratified squamous epithelium
Stratified Squamous Epithelium from the lining of the Esophagus
Stratified Squamous Epithelium: Rounder Basal Cells, Flatter Cells Approaching the Apical Surface
Histology of the Human Lip at 40x magnification integumentary system, thin skin, epidermis, keratinized stratified squamous epithelium
Skin Slide: Keratinized Stratified Squamous Epithelium, Areolar Connective Tissue, Dense Irregular Connective Tissue, Adipose, Smooth Muscle (Arector Pili), Glandular Epithelium (Sweat & Sebaceous Glands)
stratified squamous epithelium tissue...
Stratified Squamous Epithelium Non-Keratinized (esophagus), 1st 1/3 skeletal muscle, last 1/3 smooth muscle