Epithelia

©1996 University of Kansas Medical Center

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology


In all LM, try to identify:
1. Microvilli (W87)
2. Cilia (W86)
3. Basal bodies
4. Desmosomes
5. ZO
6. ZA


Simple Epithelia:

1. Simple squamous:


2. Simple Cuboidal: 3. Simple columnar ("high cuboidal")
Pseudostratified Epithelium

1. Pseudostratified columnar

2. Pseudostratified ciliated columnar

Transitional Epithelium


Stratified epithelium

1. Stratified squamous

2. stratified cuboidal 3. stratified columnar