anatomy and physiology
simple cuboidal epithelium
single layer; cube-shaped cells (function) secretion; absorption. (location) surface of ovaries; linings of kidney tubules; linings of ducts of certain glands.
simple squamous epithelium
single thin layer; flattened cells. (functions) Filtration, difussion; osmosis; secretion. (location) air sacs (alveoli) of lungs; walls of capillaries; linings of blood vessels and ventral body cavity
single layer; elongated narrow cells; some cilliated (functions) protection; secretion; absorption. (location)linings of uterus, stomach, gallbladder, and intestines.