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Tissues 2

Epithelium Types (Chart)

Squamous - where found lining of body cavities (pleural, pericardial & peritoneal) called mesothelium; lining of blood vessels called endothelium; alveoli of the lungs outer layer of the skin (keratinized) and the lining of the esophagus (non-keratinized); primary function is protection N/A
Squamous - how identified one layer; cells are flat; nucleus is disc-shaped multiple layers; cells are flat; nucleus is disc-shaped N/A
Cuboidal - where found ducts of the kidney; gland tissues (thyroid - endocrine; pancreas - endocrine; salivary - exocrine) found in few places; ducts of exocrine glands-salivary & sweat; ducts of endocrine glands - pancreas N/A
Cuboidal - how identified Single layer of cube-shaped cells with spherical (round) central nuclei Two or more layers of cube-like cells N/A
Columnar - where found linings of the small intestine, gall bladder, and stomach found in the ducts of glands, much like stratified cuboidal; has limited distribution in the body pseudo-stratified ciliated - upper respiratory passages (trachea, bronchi); non-ciliated in the large ducts of glands (pancreas, salivary)
Columnar - how identified cells are taller than they are wide; cells are closely packed; nuclei are oval or elliptical more than one layer of cells taller than wider pseudo-stratified tall and tapered, closely packed cells; contains goblet cells; ciliated is the usual type, but can be non-ciliated
Transitional N/A Rounded cuboidal type cells; Found in the urinary organs(urinary bladder, urethra) and changes its shape in response to contractiion & relaxation of the organs; Gives surface a scalloped outline contains cells that are flat and cuboidal (or rounded cuboidal type cells); Found in the urinary bladder and urethra; cells change shape in response to contractiion & relaxation of the organs; gives surface a scalloped outline
Created by: debmurph