squamous epithelium


nounBiology.
  1. epithelium consisting of one or more layers of scalelike cells.

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How to use squamous epithelium in a sentence

  • The wall of the cyst is composed of a connective-tissue capsule lined by stratified squamous epithelium.

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  • In Dendrolagus, moreover, the squamous epithelium does not extend into the cardiac cul-de-sac.