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Simple Squamous functions...

Fu: Filtration, diffusion, rapid exchange of materials

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Simple Cuboidal functions...

Fu: Secretion and absorption

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Simple Columnar functions...

Fu: Secretion, absorption; may include cilia, goblet cells, microvilli

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Pseudostratified columnar functions...

Fu: Secretion; may include cilia

5

Stratified Squamous functions...

Fu: Protection (abrasion, water loss, UV radiation)

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Transitional Epithelium functions...

Fu: Stretches to accommodate changes in volume

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Simple Squamous locations...

Fi: Air sacs of lungs, kidney filtration membranes, lines blood vessels, serous membranes

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Simple Cuboidal locations...

Fi: Kidney tubules and glands

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Simple columnar locations...

Fi: Lining of spinal cord and brain (ciliated), GI tract and kidney ducts (non ciliated)

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Pseudostratified columnar locations...

Fi: Respiratory tract

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Stratified squamous locations...

Fi: Keratinized found in superficial layer of skin; Non-keratinized lines mouth, esophagus

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Transitional Epithelium locations...

Fi: Lines portions of the urinary system (e.g. urinary bladder)