A stratified squamous epithelium consisting of a basal layer; it is keratinized or parakeratinized[BTO]. [ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0004998 ]

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Term information

definition
  • A stratified squamous epithelium consisting of a basal layer; it is keratinized or parakeratinized[BTO].
has exact synonym
  • gingiva epithelium
  • gingiva epithelial tissue
  • epithelial tissue of gingiva
  • epithelium of gingiva
id
  • UBERON:0001949
taxon notes
  • In humans: 15% orthokeratinized, 75% parakeratinized, 10% non-keratinized; diurnal; decreased keratinization with age. Note that in FMA this is classified as keratinized squamous - this perhaps refers to the epithelium of the attached or free gingiva