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Unformatted text preview: The double layers of cuboidal cells are for luminal wall support. Simple columnar secretes mucous and enzymes and serves in absorption (i.e. G.I tract lining) The Stratified columnar protects and secretes (i.e. male urethra and large ducts) The Simple ciliated columnar uses ciliary motion for facilitating transport (i.e. uterine tubes) The psuedostratified columnar is ciliated and help in secreting and moving mucous (i.e. trachea). The Simple squamous allows transport via diffusion (i.e. respiratory alveoli). The stratified squamous cells serve as a protective layer against abrasion....
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- Spring '06