How does ciliated epithelium differ from columnar epithelium?

Columnar epithelium

  • The columnar epithelium has cells that are similar to the pillar to the column.
  • The nuclei of these cells are located at the bottom and are present in the lining of the stomach and intestine
  • The main function of columnar epithelium is absorption and secretion.

Ciliated epithelium

  • The ciliated epithelium is the columnar epithelium that has cilia.
  • They are present in the inner surface of bronchioles and fallopian tubes.
  • The main function of these cells is to move particles in a specific direction.

Therefore, it can be concluded that the presence of cilia helps in differentiating between columnar epithelium and ciliated epithelium.

Was this answer helpful?

  
   

3.5 (2)

Upvote (3)

Choose An Option That Best Describes Your Problem

Thank you. Your Feedback will Help us Serve you better.

Leave a Comment

Your Mobile number and Email id will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

*

BOOK

Free Class

Ask
Question