Columnar Epithelial Cell

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).

Histology: Epithelial tissue (TH H2.00.02)
Epithelial cells
Surface epithelium
  • Simple squamous epithelium
    • Endothelium
    • Mesothelium
  • Simple cuboidal epithelium
  • Pseudostratified columnar epithelium
    • Respiratory epithelium
  • Stratified squamous epithelium
  • Stratified cuboidal epithelium
  • Stratified columnar epithelium
  • Transitional epithelium/Urothelium
glandular epithelium
  • Merocrine
    • Eccrine
  • Apocrine
  • Holocrine
    • Sebaceous
    • Meibomian
  • Tubular gland
  • Alveolar gland
  • Serous glands
  • Mucous glands
  • Myoepithelial cell
  • Serous demilune
  • Ducts: Interlobar duct
  • Interlobular duct
  • Intralobular duct
    • Striated duct
    • Intercalated duct
  • Acinus/Lobe
See also
Template:Epithelial neoplasms

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