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membranes

simplest organs

epithelial tissue + connective tissue

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3 types of membranes


cutaneous membranes (skin)

mucous membranes; mucosa

serous membranes; serosa

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functions of mucous membranes


covers all portals to the inside

produce mucus

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functions of serous membranes


line closed internal cavities & cover outside of organs

produce slippery serous fluid; lubrication

named by lining location + cavity word

 

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naming of membranes


visceral vs parietal

organ vs cavity

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thoracic cavity lined by...

thoracic organs lined by...

parietal pleura

visceral pleura

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pleura


lungs

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abdominopelvic cavity lined by...

abdominopelvic organs lined by...


parietal peritoneum

visceral peritoneum

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peritoneum


abdomen

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pericardial cavity lined by...

pericardial organ (heart) lined by...


parietal pericardium

visceral pericardium

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pericardium


heart

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connective tissue membrane


synovial membrane

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synovial membrane functions


line the inside of freely movable joints

produces synovial fluid

lubrication