21st November 2019

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Where is stratified squamous epithelium found in the body?

Stratified squamous epithelium.
Function: protects underlying tissues in areas subject to abrasion.
Location: nonkeratinized type forms the moist lining of the esophagus, mouth, and vagina; keratinized type forms the epidermis of the skin, a dry membrane.
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