Simple Columnar Epithelial Tissue

Simple Columnar Epithelial Tissue - Simple Columnar...

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Simple Columnar Epithelial Tissue: single layer of column-shaped cells with oval nuclei; some have cilia or microvilli; may include goblet cells - locations: nonciliated some glands; ciliated in small bronchi, some regions of uterus - functions: absorption, secretion of mucus, enzymes. ..; ciliated propels mucus, reproductive cells Pseudostratified Columnar Epithelial Tissue: single layer of mostly column-shaped cells with different heights (some don't reach apical surface) & nuclei at different levels; some have cilia; may include goblet cells - locations: nonciliated in male sperm-carrying ducts & ducts of large glands; ciliated type lines trachea & most of upper respiratory tract - functions: Stratified Squamous Epithelial Tissue: multiple layers; basal layer cuboidal or columnar - carry out metabolism & mitosis; outer layers are keratinized - locations: nonkeratinized
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