Columnar epithelia

Columnar epithelia

Columnar epithelia are epithelial cells whose heights are at least four times their width. Columnar epithelia are divided into simple (or unilayered), and stratified (or multi-layered).

* Simple columnar epithelia
* Stratified columnar epithelia
* Pseudostratified columnar epithelia


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