AP Bio Chapter 40

What types of cells found in epithelial tissues (tissue that usually cover the outside of the body and line organs and cavities within the body)?

squamous, cuboidal, and columnar cells

Where in the body would you be most likely to find secretory cells shaped like dice?

thyroid and salivary glands

What type of epithelium would you expect to find covering a surface subject to physical forces?

stratified epithelium

What type of epithelial tissue, found in the intestines, absorbs nutrients?

simple columnar epithelium

Which of these tissues, found in the lungs, permits gas exchange by diffusion?

simple squamous epithelium

What type of epithelial tissue lines kidney tubules?

simple cuboidal cells

An epithelial cell with a relatively large amount of cytoplasm probably has what function?

absorption and secretion