The Histology Guide

Crossword: Epithelia

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The Clues

1 This type of epithelium is found in tissues where there is active secretion and absorption
2 This type of epithelium is commonly found lining glands
3 This is a type of specialisation used to increase surface area for absorption
4 The cells in this type of epithelium are wider than they are tall
5 Epithelium do not have their own blood supply and are called _______
6 simple epithelia are commonly used when ________ is important
7 This type of epithelium has two or more layers of cells
8 These cells are found in epithelia, and are specialised for making mucus
9 The name for the type of membrane that lies underneath all epithelium, separating it from the underlying tissue
10 This type of epithelium has one layer of cells only
11 This type of specialisation is motile
12 This type of specialisation is found on the surface of skin, and helps in waterproofing