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Body Membranes

Cover surfaces, line body cavities, and form protective sheets around organs.

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Epithelial Membranes

Contain an epithelial sheet, combined with and under layer and of connective tissue.

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Cutaneous Membranes

Is your skin.

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Mucous Membrane

composed of epithelium resting on a loose connective tissue membrane.

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Serous fluid

composed of a layer of simple epithelium resting on a thin layer of areolar connective tissue.

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Peritoneum

lining the abdominal cavity and covering its organs.

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Pleura

surrounding the lungs;

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Pericardium

Around the heart.

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Synovial membranes

composed of soft areolar connective tissue and contain no epithelium cells.

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Skin

cutaneous membrane

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Integumentary

Skin, hair, nails, and oil glands.

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Keratin

uppermost layer of skin.

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Epidermis

made up of stratified squamous epithelium.

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Dermis

Made up mostly of dense connective tissues.

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Subcutaneous tissue

anchor skin and underlying organs.

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Stratum Basale

the deepest cell layer.

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Stratum Spinosum

the move away from the dermis.

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Stratum Granulo

superficail layers.

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stratum lucidum

skin cells die.

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Stratum Corneul

outermost layer.

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Melanin

Pigment that ranges in color.

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Papillary layer

upper derminal region

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Dermal Papilae

indent the epidermis above.

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reticular layer

The lower layer of the dermis.

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exocrine glands

are glands that secrete their products into ducts.

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sebaceous glands

a small gland in the skin which secretes a lubricating oily matter (sebum) into the hair follicles to lubricate the skin and hair.

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sebum

an oily secretion of the sebaceous glands.

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eccrine glands

open by a duct directly onto the skin surface

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apocrine glands

Cells which are classified as apocrine bud their secretions off through the plasma

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hair follicles

the sheath of cells and connective tissue that surrounds the root of a hair.

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arrector pili

muscles are small muscles attached to hair follicles in mammals

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athlete’s foot

A fungal infection that usually begins between the toes.

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boils and carbuncles

is an abscess in the skin caused by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus.

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cold sores

infection with the herpes simplex virus around the border of the lips.

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contact dermatits

A skin rash caused by contact with a certain substance.

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impetigo

A highly contagious skin infection that causes red sores on the face

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psoriasis

A condition in which skin cells build up and form scales and itchy, dry patches.