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Different types of squamous cells - A: superficial cells (arrows); B: intermediate cells; C: parabasal cells; D: metaplastic cells. (obj. 20x)



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Reviewer: Iheoma Uwakwe-Idika

Superficial cells

The superficial cells have the largest nuclei to cytoplasmic ratio. The are eosinophilic, their nuclei are pyknotic, dark and regular in size. They (nuclei) have uniform borders with no discernable chromatin pattern.
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Reviewer: botan Emil

about N/C ratio

In fact the superficial tipe cells have the lowest N/C ratio.
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Reviewer: Iheoma Uwakwe-Idika

Correction

Point of correction regarding superficial cells. They have the lowest n/c ratio.
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