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					Simple epithelium Simple
epithelium can be subdivided
according to the shape and
function of its cells.
• Simple squamous
Simple squamous
• Simple cuboidal
Simple Cuboidal
Simple columnar ciliated
Simple columnar non-ciliated
  Simple columnar non-ciliated
• Microvilli       goblet cell
pseudostratified
      Stratified Epithelium

• Where body linings have to
  withstand wear and tear, the
  epithelia are composed of
  several layers of cells and are
  then called stratified
  epithelium.
Stratified squamous
Stratified cuboidal
Stratified columnar

				
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