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Simple Squamous Epithelial Tissue and Location

Simple squamous epithelial tissue
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Squamous
Based on cell shape, there are three different kinds of epithelial cells. Which one could be described as thin and flat with a disk like nucleus - "scaly"
Simple
Based on cell layering, there are three types of epithelial cells. Which one could be described as a single layer of cells resting on a basement membrane?
Endothelium and Mesothelium
There are two types of simple squamous epithelia that are characteristic of two locations. What are they?
Mesothelium
simple squamous lining of body cavities.
Endothelium
simple squamous lining of blood vessels and
lymphatics.
Simple squamous
one row of squamous cells, forming a
thin lining that allows diffusion of gases and fluids
Simple squamous
Found in Body cavities (mesothelium).
Simple squamous
Cardio-vascular and lymphatic systems (endothelium)
Simple squamous
inner lining of blood vessels & wall of blood capillaries
Simple squamous
Smallest ducts of many glands.
Simple squamous
Terminal respiratory ducts
and air sacs; wall of alveolus (air-pockets in lung)
Simple squamous
Membranous labyrinth
(except sensory areas)
Simple squamous
tympanic cavity
Simple squamous
The simplest of the epithelia
Simple squamous
Single layer of flattened cells with disc shaped nuclei and sparse cytoplasm