Schneiderian epithelium

Schneiderian epithelium/membrane is the unique lining of the nasal cavity paranasal sinuses, and is a ectodermally derived ciliated columnar epithelium with goblet cells. It differs from the similarly appearing respiratory epithelium, which is endodermally derived. 

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rID: 46563
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Schneiderian membrane

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