function in diffusion and filtration as well as scretion and absorption. Found in the lining of the organs of the cardiovascular system. Is also the tissue of the surface skin and lung.
simple Cubodial Epithelium
Cell tissue are cubed-shaped. Found in glands and other areas where secretion occurs. Usually active transport instead of diffusion due to thicker cell membranes
Simple Columnar Tissue
secrete and absorn, found in GI tract, usually active transport
looks stratified or looks like in layers, but really just odd shaped columnar cells with nuclei located in different parts of each cell. Found in the cells of the respiratory system.
Stratified squamous Epithelia
lower layers of the skin