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Cover surface, lines body organs & always in contact with lumen (air)

Apical Surface

Outer surface and contact with lumen (air)

Basal Surface

Where cell attaches to basement membrane

Basement Membrane

Structure where the cell attaches itself unto

How many individual epithelium cells


Simple Squamous

Single layer & flat

Stratified Squamous

Multiple layers & flat

Simple Cubiodal

Single layer & cube

Simple Columnar

Single layer & columns (nucleus lines up)

Stratified Columnar

Multiply layers & columns

Pseudostratified Columnar

Single layer & column cells


Star shaped lumen

Goblet Cell

White circles filled with mucus


Hair like projections (found in columnar only) located at the apical

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