lines the mouth and protects underlying tissue in areas subject to abrasion.
simple squamous epithelium
located in the alveoli (the air sacs of the lung) and provides a short distance for the diffusion of oxygen and carbon dioxide.
psudostratified columnar epithelium
lines the nasal cavities and moves substances over the epithelial surface.
simple cuboidal columnar epithelium
forms kidney tubules and is involved in absorption and secretion.
simple squamouse epithelia
forms the mesothelium of the peritoneum and secrets serous fluid into the peritoneal cavity.
nonciliated simple columnar epithelium
lines the stomach and its microvilli; increases surface area for absorption and secretion.
lines the bladder and ureter and is distensible.
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