The Histology Guide

Crossword: Epithelia

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The Clues

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