Epithelial Tissue Histology - template

Epithelial Tissue Histology - template - Epithelial Tissue...

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Tissue Type Characteristics Functions Locations Simple squamous Single layer of flattened and disc- like nucleus. Sparse cytoplasm. Permits diffusion and filtration while sacrificing protection. Lubrication secretion in serosae Kidney glomeruli, bronchi, heart lining, blood vessels, serosae Simple cuboidal Single layer of Cube-like cells with round nucleus Secretion and absorption. Forms ducts and tubules Kidney tubules, ducts of small glands, ovary surface Simple columnar Single layer of long cells with oval nucleus. May have cilia or goblet cells Absorption, mucus, enzymes, and other secretions. Ciliated propel mucus or reproductive cells. Digestive tract (stomach to anal canal), gallbradder, excretory gland ducts. Ciliated in bronchi, uterine tubes, and some uterus areas Pseudostratified ciliated columnar Single layer of long cells of different heights. Nuclei at different levels. May have goblet cells and cilia Mucus secretion and its propulsion Nonciliated in large gland ducts, parts of male urethra. Ciliated in trachea
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