Simple Squamous Epithelium

Type: Epithelium

Looks like: flat irregular shaped fish scales

Function: allows things through through diffusion and filtration

  • kidney glomeruli
  • air sacs of lungs
  • lining of heart (pericardium)
  • lining of blood vessels
  • lining of lymphatic vessels
  • lining of lungs (pleura)
  • lining of abdominal pelvic cavity (peritoneum)
  • lining of ventral body cavity (serosae)

location: air sacs of the lungs, aka alveolar walls. source:
location: blood vessel. source:

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