For gas exchange to occur quickly and efficiently, which typeof epithelium must

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For gas exchange to occur quickly and efficiently, which typeof epithelium must be present on all respiratory surfaces?

a.stratified squamous epithelium

b.pseudostratified columnar epithelium

c.simple squamous epithelium

d.ciliated squamous epithelium

e.ciliated columnar epithelium

Apr 23rd, 2015

Correct answer is C) simple squamous epithelium

This kind of epithelium provides large surface area and thin membrane making diffusion faster of gases faster which is ideally suited for gas exchange.


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