Epithelial Tissues

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simple squamous - picture

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simple squamous - function

allows for diffusion and osmosis

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simple squamous - location

air sacs in lungs, capillaries, lines arteries, veins and heart chambers

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simple cuboidal - picture

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simple cuboidal - function

secretion

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simple cuboidal - location

kidney tubules

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simple columnar - picture

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simple columnar - function

absorption with microvilli

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simple columnar - location

small intestine and stomach

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pseudostratified columnar - picture

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pseudostratified columnar - function

moves sheets of mucus with cilia

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pseudostratified columnar - location

lines respiratory tract (trachea, bronchi tubes)

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transitional epithelium - picture

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transitional epithelium - function

stretches

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transitional epithelium - location

bladder

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stratified squamous - picture

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stratified squamous - function

protection

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stratified squamous - location

epidermis (outer layer of skin), mouth, throat, anal canal, vagina

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endocrine gland - picture of general tissue

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endocrine gland - function

secretes hormones directly into the bloodstream to help the body maintain homeostasis

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endocrine gland - picture of specific examples and locations

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exocrine gland - picture of general tissue

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exocrine gland - function

secretions travel through ducts to reach the surface of the skin or into digestive tract

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