Basic Histology -- Endothelium (A Simple Squamous Epithelium) Next Home Back

Endothelium is the most familiar kind of simple squamous epithelium.

You will usually see endothelium on cross-section.

Nuclei seem to protrude into the lumen. The cytoplasm is so scanty that you usually cannot see it.

This is the intimal surface of a large blood vessel..

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