Epithelium which consists of more than one layer of epithelial cells that may or may not be in contact with a basement membrane. Examples: keratinized stratified squamous epithelium, ciliated stratified columnar epithelium.[FMA] [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratified_epithelium http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9114-8737 ]

Synonyms: stratified epithelium

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uberon_slim, vertebrate_core

external definition

Epithelium that consists of more than one layer of epithelial cells.[CARO]

has related synonym

laminated epithelium

id

UBERON:0000486

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