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Name three types of serous membranes

Pleura: lines the pleural cavities and covers lungs

Peritoneum: lines peritoneal cavity and covers the organ surfaces

Pericardium: lines the pericardial cavity and covers the hearrt❤️❤️❤️

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Name some serious serous membrane problems

Build up of serous fluid
Can compress blood vessels and nerves and restrict organ movement
Causes lower back pain, heartburn and indigestion.

2

A _________ membrane is skin that covers the external body surface

Stratified, squamous epithelium with a layer of areolar tissue below, supported by dense, irregular connective tissue.

Cutaneous

3

What membrane produces synovial fluid which lubricates the articulating surfaces and moves into the cartilage providing oxygen and nutrients

Synovial membrane aha

4

What are the two major components of the integumentary system?

Cutaneous membrane and accessory structures.

5

_______ cells: the germinative cells which undergo mitosis to replace the continual loss of upper layer cells

Basal!

6

What is the most common epithelial cell?

Keratinocytes are filled with keratin protein; flatten and die as they profess outwards. Outermost layer is 15-30 layers of dead keratinocytes tightly connected by desmosomes.

7

What are the pigment producing cells in the basal layer?

Melanocytes.

8

What are two types of sweat glands?

Apocrine: pubic and axillary regions and around nipples.
Through hair follicles
Merocrine: secrete onto skin surface

9

What glands secrete oilyness??

Sebaceous

10

Name three basic sensory receptors in the skin

Thermoreceptors (