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Simple Epithelium

Summary Information: Simple Epithelium

Simple Epithelium: Simple epithelium is a type of epithelial tissue that consists of a single layer cells. Simple epithelium functions as a lining for other body tissues in places where nutrients, fluids or other substances need to move through quickly, such as in the alveoli, pancreas, kidney tubules, intestines, stomach and airways.

The types of simple epithelium include squamous epithelium, cuboidal epithelium, columnar epithelium and pseudostratified epithelium. Conditions that can afflict the simple epithelium include epithelial lesions, peptic ulcer, cancer, dysplagia, infection, trauma, inflammation and lacerations.

Closely Related Organs: Simple Epithelium

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Simple Epithelium

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Sub Parts: Simple Epithelium

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Simple Epithelium

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