1. consists of several layers of cube-shaped and elongated cells
2. commonly possesses cilia that move sex cells and mucus
3. single layer of flattened cells
4. nuclei located at different levels within cells
5. forms walls of capillaries and air sacs of lungs
6. forms linings of respiratory passages
7. younger cells cuboidal, older cells flattened
8. forms inner lining of urinary bladder
9. lines kidney tubules and ducts of salivary glands
10. forms lining of stomach and intestines
11. nuclei located near basement membrane
12. forms lining of oral cavity, anal canal, and vagina
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