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Epithelial Tissues

Lungs, blood vessels, etc. Simple Squamous Location
Glands, kidneys, etc. Simple Cuboidal Location
Digestive tract, uterus, etc. Simple Columnar Location
Skin, esophagus, vagina, etc. Stratified Squamous Location
Lines larger ducts or glands Stratified Cuboidal Location
Male urethra, pharynx, etc. Stratified Columnar Location
Respiratory Tract Pseudostratified Location
Stomach, bladder, etc. Transitional Location
Allow movement of substances Simple Squamous Function
Secretion, absorption Simple Cuboidal Function
Protection, secretion, absorption Simple Columnar Function
Protection Stratified Squamous Function
Lining glands and ducts Stratified Cuboidal Function
Allow substance movement Stratified Columnar Function
Secretion Pseudostratified Function
Tension, helps prevent diffusion of contents Transitional Function
Ovular, flattened, pancake shapes with one nucleus; single layer Simple Squamous Cell Shape
Square shaped with a single nucleus; single layer Simple Cuboidal Cell Shape
Rectangular shaped with a single nucleus; single layer Simple Columnar Cell Shape
Ovular, flattened, pancakes with a single nucleus; multiple layers Stratified Squamous Cell Shape
Square shaped with a single nucleus; multiple layers Stratified Cuboidal Cell Shape
Rectangular shaped with a single nucleus; multiple layers Stratified Columnar Cell Shape
Has cilia and goblet molecules, multiple layers of strange shaped epithelials Pseudostratified Cell Shape
Random, squished, epithelial cells Transitional Cell Shape
Created by: dlnymarie



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