chapter  27
Neuroregulation of Mucosal Vasculature
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II. Human Nasal Mucosal Anatomical Characteristics The nasal septum and turbinates are covered by typical respiratory pseudostratified epithelium consisting of goblet cells, ciliated and nonciliated cells, and basal cells (3). Epithelial tight junctions may regulate the amount of insterstitial fluid that can flow into the nasal cavity. Factors such as bradykinin and substance P may affect epithelial cell function (4).