Cuboidal epithelial cell

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Cuboidal epithelial cell
Code TH H2.00.02.0.01013

Cuboidal epithelia are epithelial cells having a cube-like shape; that is, their width is approximately equal to their height. They may exist in single layers (simple cuboidal epithelium) or multiple layers (stratified cuboidal epithelium) depending on their location (and thus function) in the body.

Structure[edit]

Cuboidal epithelia is found in single or multiple layers.

Simple cuboidal epithelia[edit]

Stratified cuboidal epithelia[edit]

They also contain mitochondria to provide movement.[citation needed]