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Key Histology Features

Instructions: Run your mouse over the histology slide want to view. Key histology features are described. If a link is present, click to view and listen to the histology audioslide.

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(1) histology slide of lung (labels)

(2) histology slide of kidney

Simple Squamous Epithelium

This (1) histology slide is lung. The alveoli are made of simple squamous epithelium. This (2) histology slide is kidney. The parietal layer of Bowmans capsule is simple squamous epithelium. Notice the flattened shape of both the cells and the nuclei.