Integument Web - Body Membranes Cover body surfaces Line...

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Body Membranes Cover body surfaces Line body cavities Protect organs 2 types : Epithelial Body Membranes & Connective Tissue Body Membranes
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Epithelial membranes – epithelium + connective tissues 3 major types- Cutaneous membranes – the skin, exposed directly to air Mucous membranes – ‘wet’ membranes that open to exterior Respiratory, urinary, digestive, etc. Serous membranes – line body cavities, completely separate from exterior
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Connective Tissue Membrane – Synovial membranes Connective tissue only Lines capsules around joints Secretes lubricating fluid
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More on Mucous Membranes… Epithelium with underlying connective tissue ( lamina propria ) Usu. good at absorption or secretion
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More on Serous Membranes… Simple squamous epithelium with areolar connective tissue underneath Serous membranes always paired Visceral layer covers organ Parietal layer lines wall of ventral body cavity
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Serous Membranes Peritoneum – abdominal cavity Pleura – lungs Pericardium - heart
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Integumentary System Skin (a.k.a. cutaneous membrane ) Skin derivatives – sweat and oil glands, hair and nails
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Skin Functions Table 4.1 (1 of 2)
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Skin Functions Table 4.1 (2 of 2)
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Epidermis— outer layer Stratified squamous epithelium Outer layers
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course ANATOMY 10 taught by Professor Prestongalusky during the Fall '11 term at Riverside Community College.

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