Myoepithelial Cells from a Human Sweat Gland
As indicated in Plate 116, myoepithelial cells do not stem from the mesenchyme, but from the ectoderm. They are specially differentiated epithelial cells that resemble smooth muscle cells because of their faculty of contraction. For this reason, these cells are described here in the muscular tissue section.
KeywordsSmooth Muscle Cell Elastic Fiber Myoepithelial Cell Sweat Gland Secretory Product
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