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type of tissue that covers surfaces. always have a free surface called the apical surface. supported by connective tissue
epithelial tissue
this tissue is avascular and regenerative
epithelial tissue
one layer of cells attached to basement membrane
simple epithelia
two or more layers of cells attached to basement membrane
stratified epithelia
scalelike epithelia
squamos
cubelike epithelia
cuboidal
column-shaped epithelia
columnar
epithelia whose cells vary in height and nuclei lie at different levels above basement membrane; often ciliated
pseudostratified epithelium
stratified squamos epithelium withrounded plump cells w/ ability to slide over one another to allow the organ to be stratched
transitional epithelium
epithelium found in air sacs of lungs and lining of heart
simple squamos epithelium
epithelial tissue found in kidney tubules
simple cuboidal epithelium
lines much of the digestive tract, ciliated variety lines small bronchi
simple columnar epithelium
ciliated variety lines trachea, nonciliated in sperm carrying ducts
psuedostratified columnar epithelium
forms epidermis of skin, lines mouth and esophagus
stratified squamos epithelium
make up salivary glands and largest ducts of sweat glands
stratified cuboidal epithelium
epithelial tissue found in kidney tubules
simple cuboidal epithelium
lines much of the digestive tract, ciliated variety lines small bronchi
simple columnar epithelium
ciliated variety lines trachea, nonciliated in sperm carrying ducts
psuedostratified columnar epithelium
forms epidermis of skin, lines mouth and esophagus
stratified squamos epithelium
make up salivary glands and largest ducts of sweat glands
stratified cuboidal epithelium
rare in body, small amounts in male urethra
stratified columnar epithelium
lines ureters, bladder, and part of urethra
transitional epithelium