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Structure Function cells close together cells have exposed surface do not contain blood vessels (avascular) physical protection control permeability provide sensations provide specialized secretions Classification Shapes Number of Layers Basis for Classification Types of epithelium simple squamous stratified squamous Epithelial Tissue Squamous epithelia Cuboidal epithelial simple cuboidal stratified cuboidal transitional cuboidal columnar epithelial simple columnar pseudostratified columnar epithelium Covering and Lining Epithelium Glandular Epithelium Exocrine Glands Endocrine glands stratified columnar epithelium keratinized nonkeratinized simple - one layer stratified - many layers transitional columnar cuboidal squamous