Highly flattened cells typical of protective stratified squamous epithelium cells that line the inner vaginal surface. These epithelial cells are continuously shed by the process of dequamation and are replaced by division of generative cells in the basal layer of epithelium. SEM X405 **On Page Credit Required**
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Cross-section of the mammal vagina stratified squamous epithelium and the underlying lamina propria. The vagina is kept moist from various glandular secretions but the wall itself lacks glands. SEM X90. **On Page Credit Required**