Unformatted text preview: • Serous membranes line interior organs and cavities. The serous membranes that line the heart, lungs, and abdominal cavities and organs are called the pericardium, pleura, and peritoneum, respectively. • Mucous membranes line body cavities that open to the outside of the body. These include the nasal cavity and the digestive, respiratory, and urogenital tracts. • Synovial membranes line the cavities at bone joints. • The cutaneous membrane is the skin....
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- Spring '10
- mesenchyme, mature connective tissues