2nd October 2019


What is the function of the simple squamous epithelium?

Simple squamous epithelial cells in the kidney enable rapid filtration of the blood and diffusion of small molecules. This process allows the kidneys to remove waste products and excess water from the body in the urine.

So, what organ is simple squamous epithelium found?

Table of epithelia of human organs
digestiveoesophagusStratified squamous, non-keratinized
digestivestomachSimple columnar, non-ciliated
digestivesmall intestineSimple columnar, non-ciliated
digestivelarge intestineSimple columnar, non-ciliated

What type of tissue makes up the walls of the alveoli?

Ch. 22 Art Questions
front 9 Which of the following is NOT a function of the larynx?back 9 serving as part of the respiratory zone
front 11 What type of epithelial tissue forms the walls of the alveoli?back 11 simple squamous epithelium
front 12 Where does gas exchange occur in the respiratory system?back 12 alveoli

What is epithelium tissue?

Epithelium (/ˌ?p?ˈθiːli?m/) is one of the four basic types of animal tissue, along with connective tissue, muscle tissue and nervous tissue. All glands are made up of epithelial cells. Functions of epithelial cells include secretion, selective absorption, protection, transcellular transport, and sensing.
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