Difference between Simple and Compound epithelium


Difference between Simple and Compound epithelium

Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the difference between Simple and Compound epithelium. Comparison and Differences.

Difference between Simple and Compound epithelium

S.No. Simple epithelium Compound epithelium
1 It is composed of a single layer of cells. It is composed of two or more layers of cells.
2 All the cells rest on the basement membrane. Only cells of the deepest layer rest on the basement membrane.
3 Functions as a lining of body cavities, ducts and tubules, and its main functions are secretion and absorption. Provides protection against mechanical and chemical stresses.

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Difference between Compound epithelium vs Simple

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Differences between Compound epithelium vs Simple

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