Nonkeratinized Stratified Squamous Epithelium


This medium-power view of vaginal epithelium has no outer keratin layer.  The epidermis, as in the skin, is made up of multiple layers of cells which become flatter as they move to the apical surface. The dermis is also shown here.

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