Essay medtech questions (IMCC)

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explain why stratified squamous epithelium is much suited in epidermis from protecting the body's external surface than a mucosa that is consisting of a simple columnar epithelium?
The skin is an outer covering part of the body, which performs a number of vital function such as a protective barrier against microorganism, it helps to shield the delicate and sensitive tissues underneath, the skin is vulnerable from constant friction. A stratified squamous epithelium is much better than a simple epithelium which is a single-layer cells, because it has several cell layers that can adapt an abrasion or any injuries and it regenerates efficiently.