Surface Epithelia. Simple Columnar Epithelium from the Rat Jejunum

  • Radivoj V. Krstić


This simple epithelium has a large distribution: It occurs in the gastrointestinal tract from the cardiac orifice to the anus. Figure A depicts part of an intestinal villus with columnar epithelium. The inset corresponds to the area in Fig. B.


Columnar Cell Columnar Epithelium Absorptive Cell Intestinal Villus Small Intestinal Epithelium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radivoj V. Krstić
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  1. 1.Institut d’Histologie et d’EmbryologieUniversité de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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