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Squamous Cells


Squamous cells are flat, scale-like cells. Squamous cells are found:

  • In the top layers of the skin.
  • In the tissue that covers the inside of many organs (such as the bladder).
  • In the tissue that lines the passageways of the digestive system and the respiratory system.
ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerAvery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
Last RevisedSeptember 1, 2010

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