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Stratified Squamous
-Many layers of cells ( very thick)
-Lines oral cavity, esophagus, vagina, skin, and anal canal
-Produced from other squamous
-Capillary Walls
Simple Squamous
-Consists of single, think layers of faltened cells
-Lines airs sacs of the lungs where 02 & C02 are exchanged
-Lines blood & lymph vessels
-used for diffusion & filtration
Simple Cuboidal
-Consists of a single layer of cube-shaped cells
-lines the follicles of the thyroid gland, covers ovaries, lines kidney tubules, ducts salivary, pancreas, & liver glands
-secretes glandular products
Pseudostratified Columnar
-Appear layered but are not
-Commonly have Cilia
-Lines the passages of the respiratory system
Stratified Columnar
-Consists of several layers of cells
-Superficial cells are elongated
-Found in part of the male urethra & parts of the pharynx
Stratified Cuboidal
-Consists of 2 or 3 cuboidal cells that form the lining of a lumen
-Provides protection
-Lines the larger ducts of the mammary glands, sweat glands, salivary glanda & pancreas
Glandular Epithelium
-Composed of cells that are specialized to produce & secrete substances into ducts or into body fluids
-Found within columnar or cuboidal epithelium
-skin,or lining of the digestive tracts are exocrine glands
-endocrine glands-secrete their products into tissue fluid or blood
Simple Columnar
-Composed of a single layer of elongated cells whose nuclei are near the basement membrane
-Thick tissue aids in women for the movement of an egg ( Cilia)
-Nonciliated lines uterus & portions of the digestive tract ( stomach & intestines)
-lines human tracea
Transitional
-Specialized change in response to increased tension
-forms lining of the urinary bladder & lines ureters & part of urethra
-expanable lining
-deepest layers are columnar or cuboidal
- Cilia projects mucous