Epithelial Tissue Types

jennarock's version from 2016-10-06 00:41


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Simple Squamous functionallow materials to pass thru by diffusion, lubricating substances
Simple Squamous locationkidney, lungs, lining of heart,blood vessels
Simple Cuboidal functionsecretion and absorption
Simple Cuboidal locationkidney tubules, ovary surface
Simple Columnar functionabsorp, secret mucus, propel mucus
Nonciliated Simple Columnar locationGI tract, gallbladder
Ciliated Simple Columnar locationsmall bronchi, uterine tubes, uterus
Pseudostratified Columnar functionsecret mucus, propulsions of mucus
Nonclilated Pseudostratified Columnar locationsperm ducts, large gland ducts
Ciliated Pseudostratified Columnar locationtrachea, upper respiratory tract
Stratified Squamous functionprotects underlying tissues from abrasion
Nonkeratinized Stratified Squamous locationesophagus, mouth, vagina
Keratinized Stratified Squamous locationSkin
Transitional Epithelium Functionstretches permitting storage of urine
Transitional Epithelium locationureters, bladder, urethra

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