Unilaminar epithelium which consists of a single layer of squamous cells. Examples: pulmonary alveolar epithelium, endothelium.[FMA] [ FMA:45565 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_squamous_epithelium http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9114-8737 ]

Synonyms: epithelium simplex squamosum

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Subsets

uberon_slim, vertebrate_core

plural term
simple squamous epithelia [ ZFA:0001498 ]

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Illu:epithelium.jpg

external definition

Unilaminar epithelium that consists of a single layer of squamous cells.[CARO]

has related synonym

simple squamous epithelia

id

UBERON:0000487

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