3a Mucosa and serosa

3a Mucosa and serosa - Serous membranes: lubrication Simple...

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Classification of Covering and Lining Membranes
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Membranes Description: Epithelium and/or underlying connective tissue (basal lamina). Function: Cover, line, protect (lubricate) surfaces/cavities.
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Types of membranes Epithelial membrane: Epithelial membrane (proper): mechanical protection – Epithelium and underlying connective tissue Cutaneous membrane (skin) Surface is keratinized Mucous membranes: protection, lubrication Epithelium with underlying loose connective tissue (lamina propia). (respiratory tract, digestive tract).
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Unformatted text preview: Serous membranes: lubrication Simple squamous epithelium and scant areolar connective tissue. Occur in twos (continuous): parietal layer and a visceral layer. Synovial membranes: lubrication Composed of connective tissue. They secrete lubricating fluid. Figure 4.12a, b Figure 4.12c Figure 1.10 Serosa General structure of a synovial joint (a) (b) Periosteum Ligament Joint cavity (contains synovial fluid) Fibrous capsule Synovial membrane Articular (hyaline) cartilage Articular capsule...
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course BIO 2401 taught by Professor Joselchou during the Spring '11 term at Collins.

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3a Mucosa and serosa - Serous membranes: lubrication Simple...

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