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Vaginal lining. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the vagina, which is lined with stratified squamous epithelial cells. The vagina is the muscular tube between the cervix and the vulva. It serves as a passageway for receiving sperm and discharging menstrual flow, and expands greatly to allow the passage of a baby during childbirth.
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