Simple squamous epithelium

simple squamous epithelium

Simple squamous epithelium is a single layer of flattened cells, resembling a tiled floor. Found in areas where efficient diffusion or filtration is crucial, such as the lungs (alveoli) and blood vessels (endothelium), it facilitates easy substance exchange. With a thin structure, these cells optimize surface area for rapid diffusion. This tissue type is vital … Read more