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Epithelium Histology Cartoon

This simple cartoon shows the 3 main cellular shapes that are used to define epithelia: squamous, cuboidal, and columnar.

The image also shows the different histological appearances based upon the plane of sectioning.


Diagram prepared by Dr Carol Lazar.

Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2024, April 14) Embryology Epithelium histology cartoon 01.jpg. Retrieved from

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