Nasal ciliated epithelial cell

Nasal ciliated epithelial cell
Author: Najmaldin Saki Ph.D; Bita Bandar M.Sc; Mohammad Amin Vahid M.Sc
Category: Laboratory Hematology > Basic cell morphology
Published Date: 05/31/2023

The image shows a ciliated epithelial cell in nasal secretion smear. The nasal cavity is lined mostly with these cells. Cilia are mobile structures of the ciliated cells in which its function is critical to respiratory defense.