Epithelial Tissues / Muscle Tissue
|Simple Squamous ET|| |
Location: Air Sacs of Lungs
Function: Allows passage of materials by diffusion and filtration in sites where protection is NOT important.
|Simple Cuboidal ET|| |
Location: Kidney Tubules
Function: Secretion and Absorption
|Simple Columnar ET|| |
Location: Non-ciliated lines of the digestive tract
Function: Secretion of mucus, enzymes and other substances
|Pseudo-stratified Columnar ET|| Location: Ciliated Lines of Trachea|
Function: Secretion, particularly in mucus
|Stratified Squamous ET|| |
Location: Non-keratinized moist linings of the mouth
Function: Protects underlying tissues that are subject to abrasion
|Stratified Cuboidal ET|| Location: Largest Ducts in Glands |
|Stratified Columnar ET|| Location: Male Urethra|
|Transitional ET|| Location: Lines the Ureter|
Function: Readily Stretches and permits distension to the urinary organ with contained urine.
|Smooth Muscle|| Location: Walls of Hollow Organs|
Function: Propels substances along internal pathways
|Skeletal Muscle|| Location: Attached to Bones & Skin|
|Cardiac Muscle|| Location: Walls of the Heart|
Function: As it contracts, it propels blood into circulation
Flickr Creative Commons Images
Some images used in this set are licensed under the Creative Commons through Flickr.com. Click to see the original works with their full license.
- "Simple Squamous ET" image
- "Simple Cuboidal ET" image
- "Simple Columnar ET" image
- "Stratified Squamous ET" image
This product uses the Flickr API but is not endorsed or certified by Flickr.