Microscopic View of the Esophagus

a. Mucosal layer on the surface is made up of stratified squamous epithelial cells, glands and muscularis mucosa.
b. Submucosa containing adipose, fibrous connective tissue and blood vessels.
c. Muscularis with circular and longitudinal muscle layers.
Click on the green squares to see details of each layer of the esophageal wall.

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