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epithelial cells

Tuesday 24 May 2005

Types by morphology

- squamous cells

Types by functions

- exocrine secretory epithelial cells
- endocrine secretory epithelial cells / hormone-secreting cells
- keratinizing epithelial cells
- wet stratified barrier epithelial cells

See also

- epithelium / epithelia
- epithelial morphogenesis


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