outer pharyngeal epithelium


Heavily ciliated epidermal cells covering the outer surface of the pharynx shaft. These are "insunk" epidermal cells in which the nuclei reside behind the layers of longitudinal and circumferential muscles and the epithelial cell body sends out a ciliated projection to the surface to cover and encase the shaft.




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  ASIN:B000M4NK9M


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  PLANA:0000472


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