Welcome to biology-online.org! Please login to access all site features. Create account.
Log me on automatically each visit
| Page history
| Printable version
noun, plural: sustentacular cells
A type of cell at the basement membrane, and primarily functions in providing structural support in the epithelial membrane or tissue
Examples of sustentacular cells are sertoli cells in the testicle and the specialized cells in olfactory epithelium as well as in the labyrinth of the inner ear.
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page
This page was last modified 15:45, 5 January 2011. This page has been accessed 983 times. What links here
| Related changes
| Permanent link
© Biology-Online.org. All Rights Reserved.
Register | Login
| About Us | Contact Us | Link to Us | Disclaimer & Privacy | Powered by CASPION