thin, disk-shaped nucleus.
cubed, round nucleus.
tall, oval-shaped nucleus.
one cell layer. absorbs, secretes, and filtrates. (squamos also diffuses. no mention of filtration in cuboidal, columnar, transitional, or pseudostraitified).
2 or more layers. protects. (protection is mentioned in squamos and columnar).
found in mesothelium lining of ventral cavity, endothelium (are blood vessels and the heart), inner lining of cornea, and alveoli of lungs.
there are two types.
found in skin, contains dry apical cells, in epidermis. contains protein to prevent dehydration. protects against abrasion, pathogens, and chemicals.
found in moisted areas. mucous helps keep areas moist. found in vagina, anus, esophagus, and mouth.
found in kidney tubules, pancreas, salivary glands, thyroid glands, and ducts.
found in sweat glands, mammary glands, and lining of ducts.
found in stomach, intestine, and gallbladder. contains microvilli and goblet cells (which secrete mucous).
found in pharynx, epiglottis, mammary glands, salivary glands, urethra, and anus.
function is to tolerate excessive stretching. found in urinary bladder, ureters (goes from kidney area to bladder).
function is to move material across surface. found in nasal cavity, trachea, male reproductive tract, and female uterine tubes. contains cilia and goblet cells.