squamous cells

Spongiosis

What does spongiosis mean? Spongiosis is a word pathologists use to describe the way specialized cells called squamous cells look when they have been pushed apart by fluid. Many body surfaces, including the skin and the inside of the mouth are covered by squamous cells. These cells normally stick tightly together to protect the tissue …
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Spongiotic

What does spongiotic mean? Spongiotic is a word pathologists use to describe the way specialized cells called squamous cells look when they have been pushed apart by fluid. Another word for spongiotic is spongiosis. Many body surfaces, including the skin and the inside of the mouth are covered by special cells called squamous cells. These …
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