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Functions of body membranes

Cover body surface
Line body cavities
form protective sheets around organs

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How are body membranes classified?

Tissue type

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Skin

Cutaneous membrane

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Dry membrane

Cutaneous membrane

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Outermost protective boundary

Cutaneous

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What type of tissue is the cutaneous membrane made of?

Epidermis- keratinized stratified squamous epithelium
Dermis- dense connective tissue

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What is the mucuous membrane made of

Depends on site:
Stratified squamous
Simple columnar
Underlying:
Loose connective

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Loose connective membrane tissue membrane of the mucous membrane is called what?

Lamina propria

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Wet membrane, continuously bathed in secretions

Mucous

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Function of the mucous

Absorption and secretion

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Lines all body cavities that open to the exterior body surface

Mucous

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What type of tissue makes up the serous membrane

Surface layer: simple squamous epithelium
Underlying layer: areolar connective tissue

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Lines body cavities that are closed to the the exterior of the body

Serous membrane

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What separates the pairs of serous membranes

Serous fluid

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Covers the outside of the organ

Serous-visceral layer

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Lines a portion of the wall of central body cavity

Serous-parietal layer

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Serous membrane of the abdominal cavity

Peritoneum

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Serous membrane around the lungs

Pleura

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Serous membrane around the heart

Pericardium

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Connective tissue membrane

Synovial membrane

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What type of tissue is the synovial membrane made of?

Connective areolar tissue

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Lines fibrous capsules surround joints

Synovial membrane

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Function of the synovial membrane

Secretes a lubricating fluid

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Small sacs of connective tissue

Bursae

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Synovial membranes line what?

Bursae and tendon sheets

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A function of the synovial membrane

Provides a cushion for organs
Provide a smooth surface for joints
Secrete lubricating fluid