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Table of epithelia of human organs

This table lists the epithelia of different organs of the human body

System Tissue Epithelium Subtype
circulatory blood vessels Simple squamous endothelium
digestive ducts of submandibular glands Stratified columnar -
digestive attached gingiva Stratified squamous, keratinized -
digestive dorsum of tongue Stratified squamous, keratinized -
digestive hard palate Stratified squamous, keratinized -
digestive oesophagus Stratified squamous, non-keratinized -
digestive stomach Simple columnar, non-ciliated gastric epithelium
digestive small intestine Simple columnar, non-ciliated intestinal epithelium
digestive large intestine Simple columnar, non-ciliated intestinal epithelium
digestive rectum Simple columnar, non-ciliated -
digestive anus Stratified squamous, non-keratinized superior to Hilton's white line
Stratified squamous, keratinized inferior to Hilton's white line
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digestive gallbladder Simple columnar, non-ciliated -
endocrine thyroid follicles Simple cuboidal -
nervous ependyma Simple cuboidal -
lymphatic lymph vessel Simple squamous endothelium
integumentary skin - dead superficial layer Stratified squamous, keratinized -
integumentary sweat gland ducts Stratified cuboidal -
integumentary mesothelium of body cavities Simple squamous mesothelium
reproductive - female ovaries Simple cuboidal germinal epithelium (female)
reproductive - female Fallopian tubes Simple columnar, ciliated -
reproductive - female endometrium (uterus) Simple columnar, ciliated -
reproductive - female cervix (endocervix) Simple columnar -
reproductive - female cervix (ectocervix) Stratified squamous, non-keratinized -
reproductive - female vagina Stratified squamous, non-keratinized -
reproductive - female labia majora Stratified squamous, keratinized -
reproductive - male tubuli recti Simple cuboidal germinal epithelium (male)
reproductive - male rete testis Simple cuboidal -
reproductive - male ductuli efferentes Pseudostratified columnar -
reproductive - male epididymis Pseudostratified columnar, with stereocilia -
reproductive - male vas deferens Pseudostratified columnar -
reproductive - male ejaculatory duct Simple columnar -
reproductive - male (gland) bulbourethral glands Simple columnar -
reproductive - male (gland) seminal vesicle Pseudostratified columnar -
respiratory oropharynx Stratified squamous, non-keratinized -
respiratory larynx Pseudostratified columnar, ciliated respiratory epithelium
respiratory larynx - True vocal cords Stratified squamous, non-keratinized -
respiratory trachea Pseudostratified columnar, ciliated respiratory epithelium
respiratory respiratory bronchioles Simple cuboidal -
sensory cornea Stratified squamous, non-keratinized corneal epithelium
sensory nose Pseudostratified columnar olfactory epithelium
urinary kidney - proximal convoluted tubule Simple cuboidal, with microvilli -
urinary kidney - ascending thin limb Simple squamous -
urinary kidney - distal convoluted tubule Simple cuboidal, without microvilli -
urinary kidney - collecting duct Simple cuboidal -
urinary renal pelvis Transitional urothelium
urinary ureter Transitional urothelium
urinary urinary bladder Transitional urothelium
urinary prostatic urethra Transitional urothelium
urinary membranous urethra Pseudostratified columnar, non-ciliated -
urinary penile urethra Pseudostratified columnar, non-ciliated -
urinary external urethral orifice Stratified squamous -