Membranes -Epithelial and Connective Tissue -Sheet-like -Cover and line
Serous Membranes: line closed cavities, covers internal organs 1. What kind of epithelium? Mucous Membranes: Line open tracts 1. What kind of epithelium? Cutaneous Membrane (Integument, Skin): Covers the body 1. What kind of epithelium?
Serous Membranes -Covers the outside of internal organs -Lines the inside of closed cavities -Simple squamous secretes a serous fluid for lubrication (Mesothelium) Layer of areolar (Sub-serous Fascia)
Mucous Membranes (mucosa) -Found lining the inside of our open systems (tracts) -4 locations? -Epithelium may make mucous (lubrication, protection, absorption) lumen Epithelium Basement Membrane Lamina Propria (areolar CT) Muscularis Mucosa ? (smooth muscle)