Surface Epithelia. Nonkeratinized Stratified Squamous Epithelium. Example: Epithelium of Rat Cornea
A transverse section through the cornea (Fig. A) reveals its epithelium (Fig.A1) and endothelium (Fig. A2; see Plate 10), between which lies the corneal stroma (Fig. A3). Figure B shows a section from the epithelium. The following layers can be distinguished in nonkeratinized stratified epithelium.