Epithelium

 


 

Plate

Figure

Slide

Comments
A. Squamous
1. Simple

1

1

90
Mesothelium found on the outer surface of gut and most other visceral structures. This example is from the ileum.

1

2

1
Mesothelium (peritoneum) - spread preparation giving a surface view; "cementing" lines stained with silver.

1

3
111

112

114

suppl.
See the lining of Bowman's capsule in the nephron of the kidney.

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-

many
The endothelium that lines the blood vessels may be seen on almost any slide of sectioned tissue, e.g. slides 63, skin; 67, soft palate; or 66, lip.
2. Stratified

2

6

121
Vagina (non-keratinizing). H&E.

3

1
77
suppl
Upper esophagus (non-keratinizing). H&E.

58,59

all
64
Human skin (keratinizing). H&E.

-

-

60
Amphibian skin
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Plate

Figure

Slide

Comments
B. Cuboidal
1. Simple

1

4

116

116b

Ovary. H&E

2

2
112
114
suppl.
Kidney. See the proximal and distal convoluted tubules of the nephron and the collecting tubules. Note the brush border (microvilli) of the cells of the proximal convoluted tubule.
2. Stratified

3

2
60
61
62
63
63a
Lining of some ducts, such as the sweat glands of the skin.

106

2

123
Seminiferous tubules of the testis.
C. Columnar
1. Simple

86

2-4

98
Gall bladder. H&E

78

2,3
87

88

90

suppl.

Inner surface of the small intestine - note striated border, terminal web suppl. , and terminal bars suppl. H&E.

2

3
83

84

99

Glands of the stomach and small intestine. H&E.
2. Stratified

3

3
67
74
94
Rare; soft palate, pharynx, larynx, anus and the large ducts of glands (e.g., salivary, pancreas)
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Figure

Slide

Comments
D. Pseudostratified

2

4
106
107
108
109
suppl.
See lining of nose, trachea and large bronchi - note ciliated cells. H&E.

2

5

124
See lining of epididymis - note the stereocilia. H&E.

16
Fetal skull, xs. Note lining of nasal passages. Mallory's Triple Stain.
E. Transitional

97

1,2
112
113
114
See inner lining of ureter and renal pelvis.

3

4

115
Urinary bladder. H&E.
F. Non-surface

1

5

95
Note the cuboidal cells of the liver. H&E and Azure II.

3

5

123
Note that the Leydig cells are external to the seminiferous tubules.

3

6
99
100
suppl.
Islets of Langerhans of the pancreas.

 




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