Biology

Question

Epithelial tissue can be found in the lining of the internal organs. Certain types of epithelial tissue are only one cell thick. These cells also tend to have a large surface area. These qualities make it easy for substances to enter the epithelial tissue.
Based on the passage above, why would epithelial tissues be found in organs that are involved in absorption, such as the small intestine?
A. Epithelial tissue is found in the lining of every internal organ.
B. Epithelial tissue is often thin and has a large surface area.
C. Substances can easily maneuver around epithelial tissue, as it is only one cell thick.
D. Substances can easily move through the large surface area of an epithelial cell.

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