Nasal epithelium

Nasal epithelium

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Caption: Light micrograph of human nasal mucosa, found lining the airways of the nose. The layer at top is the mucus-secreting epithelium. The nasal cavity forms part of the system of airways that conducts air to & from the lungs. The walls of the conducting airways are supported by cartilage and bone which prevents their collapse during ventilation. The inner lining consists of a layer of ciliated (hair-like), columnar cells interspersed with mucous- and hormone-secreting cells. The properties of these cell-types serve to warm, humidify & filter inhaled air. Magnification: x50 at 35mm size.

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Keywords: anatomy, human body, light micrograph, mucosa, nasal, nasal mucosal epithelium, nose, olfaction, olfactory, olfactory sense, sense, smell, structure

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