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Simple squamous epithelium location

air sacs in lungs (alveoli)

Lining of lumen of lump vessels and blood vessels

Serous membranes of body cavities

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Simple squamous epithelium function

rapid diffusion
filtration
some secretion

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Simple cuboidal epithelium function

absorbtion
secretion
forms glands and small ducts

4

simple cuboidal epithelium location

thyroid glad follicles
surface of ovary
kidney tubules

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ciliated simple columnar epithelium function

secretion of mucin
movement of mucus
oocyte movement through uterine tube

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ciliated simple columnar epithelium location

lining of uterine tubes
digestive tract
lining of larger bronchioles

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ciliated pseudo stratified columnar epithelium function

protection
movement of mucus

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ciliated pseudo stratified columnar epithelium location

lining of the larger airways of upper respiratory tract

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stratified squamous epithelium function

protects

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stratified squamous epithelium location

oral cavity
esophagus
vagina
anus
skin (keratinized)

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stratified cuboidal epithelium function

protection and secretion

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stratified cuboidal epithelium location

ducts of exocrine glands
male urethra
ovarian follicles

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stratified columnar epithelium function

protection
secretion

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stratified columnar epithelium location

large ducts of salivary glands
male urethra

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transitional epithelium function

distension and relaxation

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transitional epithelium location

lining of urinary bladder