• In an ultrastructural study of the respiratory epithelial covering of 14 human nasal mucous polyps, some of the microvilli overlying the ciliated cells were shown to exhibit a complex form of branching with a resultant increase in surface area. This apparently original observation is of uncertain significance but is not of definite pathological significance.
(Arch Otolaryngol 104:260-262, 1978)
Busuttil A, More IAR, McSeveney D. Branching Microvilli in the Nasal Respiratory Epithelium. Arch Otolaryngol. 1978;104(5):260–262. doi:10.1001/archotol.1978.00790050026005
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