Stratified cuboidal epithelium
Stratified cuboidal epithelium is a type of epithelial tissue composed of multiple layers of cube-shaped cells.
|Stratified cuboidal epithelium|
Stratified cuboidal epithelium in the ducts of the parotid gland, visible as the borders of the two circular structures in the upper left.
|Shape||Many layers of cuboid cells|
|Latin||Epithelium stratificatum cuboideum|
|Anatomical terms of microanatomy|
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|Squamous epithelial cell|
|Columnar epithelial cell|
|Cuboidal epithelial cell|
Only the most superficial layer is made up of cuboidal cells, and the other layers can be cells of other types.