Tissue Types: Epithelial Tissue


Epithelial tissues

Epithelial tissues cover the body and line cavities, hollow organs and tubes. They are also found in glands of the endocrine system, where hormones are made that regulate different bodily functions, such as growth, reproduction and sleep.


  • Protect underlying structures, for example skin protects all internal tissues and organs.
  • Secrete, for example goblet cells in the lining of…


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