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EPITHELIUM
LAYERS OF CELLS THAT COVER INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL SURFACES
GLANDS
STRUCTURES THAT PRODUCE FLUID SECRETIONS
FUNCTIONS OF EPITHELIAL TISSUE
1. PROVIDE PHYSICAL PROTECTION
2. CONTROL PERMEABILITY
3.PROVIDE SENSATION
4. PRODUCE SPECIALIZED SECRETIONS
SIMPLE EPITHELIUM
ONLY ONE LAYER OF CELLS COVERING THE BASAL LAMINA
STRATIFIED EPITHELIUM
SEVERAL LAYERS OF CELLS COVERING THE BASAL LAMINA
SQUAMOUS EPITHELIUM
(SQUAMA = PLATE OR SCALE)
THIN, FLAT, AND SOMEWHAT IRREGULAR IN SHAPE; RESEMBLE FRIED EGGS FROM THE SURFACE; DISC-SHAPED NUCLEUS OCCUPIES THE THICKEST PORTION OF EACH CELL.
SIMPLE SQUAMOUS EPITHELIUM
LOCATIONS: MESOTHELIA LINING VENTRAL BODY CAVATIES; ENDOTHELIA LINING HEART AND BLOOD VESSELS; PORTIONS OF KIDNEY TUBULES; INNER LINING OF CORNEA; AVEOLI OF LUNGS
FUNCTIONS: REDUCES FRICTION, CONTROLS VESSEL PERMEABILITY; PREFORMS ABSORPTION AND SECRETION
STRATIFIED SQUAMOUS EPITHELIUM
LOCATIONS: SURFACE OF SKIN; LINING OF MOUTH, THROAT, ESOPHAGUS, RECTUM, ANUS AND VAGINA
FUNCTIONS: PROVIDES PHYSICAL PROTECTION AGAINST ABRASION, PATHOGENS AND CHEMICAL ATTACK
SIMPLE CUBOIDAL EPITHELIUM
LOCATIONS: GLANDS; DUCTS; PORTIONS OF KIDNEY TUBULES; THYROID GLAND
FUNCTIONS: LIMITED PROTECTION, SECRETION, ABSORPTION
STRATIFIED CUBOIDAL EPITHELIUM
LOCATIONS: LINING OF SOME DUCTS (RARE)
FUNCTIONS: PROTECTION; SECRETION; ABSORPTION
TRANSITIONAL EPITHELIUM
LOCATIONS: URINARY BLADDER; RENAL PELVIS; URETERS
FUNCTIONS: PERMITS EXPANSION AND RECOIL AFTER STRETCHING
SIMPLE COLUMNAR EPITHELIUM
LOCATIONS: LINING OF STOMACH, INTESTINE, GALLBLADDER, UTERINE TUBES AND COLLECTING DUCTS OF KIDNEYS
FUNCTIONS: PROTECTION, SECRETION
PSEUDOSTRATIFIED CILIATED COLUMNAR EPITHELIUM
LOCATIONS: LINING OF NASAL CAVITY, TRACHEA AND BRONCHI; PORTIONS OF MALE REPRODUCTIVE TRACT
FUNCTIONS: PROTECTION
STRATIFIED COLUMNAR EPITHELIUM
LOCATIONS: SMALL AREAS OF THE PHARYNX, EPIGLOTTIS, ANUS, MAMMARY GLANDS, SALIVARY GLAND DUCTS AND URETHRA
FUNCTIONS: PROTECTION