Surface Epithelia. Nonkeratinized Stratified Squamous Epithelium. Example: Epithelium of Rat Cornea

  • Radivoj V. Krstić


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.


Lacrimal Gland Corneal Stroma Basal Cell Layer Esophageal Epithelium Spinous Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radivoj V. Krstić
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  1. 1.Institut d’Histologie et d’EmbryologieUniversité de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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