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Function of Body membrane
line or cover body surfaces, protect body surfaces, lubricate body surface
Cutaneous membrane (skin)
A dry membrane, the outermost protectice boundary
Superficial Epidermis of Cutaneous Membrae
Keratinized stratified squamous epithelium
Underlying dermis of the Cutaneous
Mostly Dense Connective tissue
Mucous Membranes
Lines all body cavities that open to the exterior body surface, often adapted for absorption or secretion, surface epithelium and underlying loose connective tissue
Serous Membranes
Lines open body cavities that are closed to the exterior ofthe body, layers separated by serous fluid, surface simple squamos epithelium, underlying areolar tissue
Specific Serious membranes
Peritoneum, pleura, pericardium
Peritoneum
Abdominal Cavity (serous)
Pleura
Around the lungs (serous)
Percardium
Around the heart (serous)
Synovial Membrane
Connective Tissue Only, Lines fibrous capsules surrounding joints
Components of The Integumentary System
Sweat glands, oild glands, nair, nails, skin
Skin Protects deeper tissues
Mechanical damage, chemical damage, bacterial damage, thermal damage, ultraviolet radiation, dissection
Other Skin function
Aids in heat regulation, airds in excretion of urea and uric acid,
synthesizes vitamin D
Skin Structure- Epidermis
(Outerlayer) stratified squamos epithelium, often keratinized (hardened by keratin)
Skin Structure- Dermis
Dense connective tissue
Hypodermis
deep to the dermis; not part of skin; anchors skin to underlyning organs, composed mostly of adipose tissue
Statum Basale
Cells undergoing mitosis; lies next to dermis