squamous epithelium

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squamous epithelium

n.
Epithelium consisting of one or more cell layers, the most superficial of which is composed of flat, scalelike or platelike cells.
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Histopathologic examination of the cystic mass identified BCC with connective tissue and lymphoid aggregates on its wall, and with multiloculated lumen covered in ciliated and focal stratified squamous epithelium in larger areas.
Condylomata usually arise after low-risk (LR) HPV infection of a well-developed stratified squamous epithelium; thus, these lesions show thick epithelium with koilocytes in the superior cell layers.
Histologically, the mass was diagnosed as a teratoma with stratified squamous epithelial and neuroectodermal components.
Field cancerization in oral stratified squamous epithelium: clinical implications of multicentric origin.
The tongue, floor of mouth and lip are the commonest site which are affected.1 The origin of the affected sites of tumours in oral cavity is the stratified squamous epithelium.
Dermoid cysts are layered by stratified squamous epithelium and contain skin and skin adnexa (glands and hair follicles).
Histopathological studies confirmed the diagnosis that the mass was a dermoid cyst with a stratified squamous epithelium lining, contents from products of adnexal structures and hair follicles [Figures 4 and 5].
Microscopic examination revealed that the cystic structures were lined by keratinizing stratified squamous epithelium (skin) and ciliated bronchial epithelium (Figure 4b, c).
The odontogenic epithelial lining was the stratified squamous parakeratinized type, showing the areas of minimal corrugation (Figure 5, 6).
The histopathological examination showed a cystic lumen with a thin stratified squamous epithelium, and a dense fibrocellular connective tissue wall with chronic inflammatory infiltrate.
(5) The vagina is composed of 3 layers: a superficial stratified squamous epithelium, a middle muscular layer, and an outer fibrous layer.