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Eleven versions of simple epithelia structure

All possible variants of 2-D cell sheets spatial organisation. Here and further the elementary morphofunctional tissue units (ETU) are presented in the left part of the Fig. and their cell composition is noted, the schemes of tissue topology are in the middle part. The tissue geometrical models are in the next part of the Fig. In the right part of the Fig. are the patterns of the cell connections in the real tissues (from Savostyanov 2001a). The mosaic examples follow from up to down:


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