What Is Epithelial Tissue? - Function, Types & Structure


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What are the three main cell shapes found in epithelial tissue?

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1. Why is there transitional epithelial tissue in the bladder?

2. Which of the following is NOT a function of epithelial tissue?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of what epithelial tissue is and the different cell shapes that are found in epithelial tissue. Students will be tested on epithelial tissue that is anchored to deeper tissues and a single layer of cells that looks stratified.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Information about transitional epithelial tissue
  • Epithelial tissue that is anchored to deeper tissues
  • Three main cell shapes found in epithelial tissue
  • Functions of epithelial tissue
  • Single layer of cells arranged in a stratified manner

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the epithelial tissue lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the three main cell shapes that are found in epithelial tissue and a description of transitional epithelial tissue
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the functions of epithelial tissue

Additional Learning

To learn more about a specific type of tissue found in the body, review the lesson called What is Epithelial Tissue? - Function, Types & Structure. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify what epithelial tissue is
  • Review the three types of cells that are found in epithelial tissue
  • Distinguish the differences between various shapes and arrangements of epithelial tissue
  • Learn about the importance of the basement membrane and its function
  • Recall the functions of epithelial tissue