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Fatty tissue, containing adipocytes (or fat cells).
Epithelial cells in a tall rectangular shape, often with an oval shape nucleus.
Epithelial cells in a square shape, often with a round nucleus.
The area and contents of the cell located within the cell membrane, but outside of the nucleus.
A membranous cell organelle, it is called rough if ribosomes are present, or smooth if ribosomes are absent.
A group of epithelial cells is referred to as an epithelium. Epithelium is one of the primary tissue types in the body, it is often found lining ducts and tubes, and also lining the entire outside of the body.
The space or fluid outside of a cell, that is, outside of the cell membrane.
The space or fluid inside of a cell, that is, within the cell membrane.
Small finger like extensions off an epithelial cell membrane. They act to increase surface area.
An organelle containing the cell's DNA (or genetic material).
A small specialised intracellular unit with a specific individual function.
A photo taken through a microscope, in order to visualise very small cells or tissues at a high magnification.
Epithelial cells in a flattened oval shape, with a flattened nucleus.
When epithelial cells are comprised of more than one layer they are referred to as stratified.
Epithelial cells found only in the urinary system, including the bladder, they allow for stretch depending on the volume of urine that is present.