epithelial tissue histology

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Shannon Braune Epithelial Tissue Histology - Template Tissue Type Characteristics Functions Locations Simple squamous Single layer of flattened calls with disc shaped central nuclei and sparse cytoplasm: thinnest and simplest of the epithelia Allows passage of materials by diffusion and filtration, secretes lubricating substances in serosae Does not protect Kidney glomeruli; air sacs of lungs; lining heart; blood vessels; lymphatic vessels; lining of ventral body cavity (serosae) Simple Cuboidal Single layer of cube like cells with large spherical central nuclei Secretion and absorption Kidney tubules; ducts and secretory portions of small glands; ovary surface Simple Columnar Single layer of tall cells with round to oval nuclei; some cells bear cilia; layer may contain mucus secreting unicellular glands (goblet cells) Absorption; secretion of mucus enzymes, and other substances; ciliated type propels mucus or reproductive cells by ciliary action Nonciliated type lines most of the digestive tract
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