Definition: 'Simple Squamous Epithelium'
simple squamous epitheliumType: Term
1. epithelium composed of a single layer of flattened scalelike cells, such as mesothelium, endothelium, and that in the pulmonary alveoli.
Synonyms: pavement epithelium
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