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