The Histology Guide

Crossword: Epithelia

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The Clues

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