EPITHELIUM

what SIMPLE SQUAMOUS EPITHELIUM adapted for

diffusion, osmosis, & filtration

SIMPLE SQUAMOUS EPITHELIUM - Endothelium

lines organs & vessels not exposed to the environment

SIMPLE SQUAMOUS EPITHELIUM - Mesothelium

is serous membrane related epithelium - lines body cavities & mesentaries

what SIMPLE CUBOIDAL EPITHELIUM adapted for and what does it line?

adapted for secretion and absorption and lines kidney tubules, ducts of glands, & surface of the ovaries

simple columnar epithelium

adapted for secretion & absorption and lines the gastrointestinal tract, gland ducts, & gall bladder

stratified squamous epithelium

adapted for protection and lines skin mouth and esophaguses

stratified columnar epithelium

protection & secretion and parts of the urethra, large ducts of glands

transitional epithelium

permits distention and urinary bladder, parts of ureters & urethra

pseudostratified columnar epithelium

Secretion & movement of mucus by ciliary action and upper respiratory tract, male urethra