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Histology: epithelial tissue
|Types||Columnar (simple, stratified) - Cuboidal (simple, stratified) - Pseudostratified/Respiratory - Squamous (simple, stratified) - Transitional - Olfactory|
|Features||Lateral/cell-cell: Tight junction - Adherens junction - Desmosome - Gap junction|
Basal/cell-matrix: Basal lamina - Hemidesmosome - Focal adhesion
Apical: Cilia - Microvilli - Stereocilia
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