Chapter 2 - Epithelium
Questions are provided for the most important slides of this chapter. This quiz only covers material that one would be expected to discuss in a histology laboratory.
What two features are used to classify epithelia? [+]
- Shape of the surface cells (i.e., squamouse, cuboidal, or columnar)
- Whether it has a single or multiple layers of cells (i.e., simple or stratified)
What are the two specialized forms of epithelia? [+]
- Pseudostratified columnar epithelium
- Transitional epithelium
What separates an epithelium from the underlying conncetive tissue? [+]
Are epithelia polarized? [+]
It is not necessary to learn the names of specific tissues for this chapter, but rather learn to recognize variations in epithelia.