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Membranes


  1. SEROUS MEMBRANES

    1. LINE CAVITIES THAT LACK OPENING TO THE OUTSIDE
    2. COMPOSED OF EPITHELIUM AND LOOSE CONNECTIVE
    3. SECRETE WATERY FLUID THAT LUBRICATES MEMBRANE SURFACES

  2. MUCOSAL MEMBRANES

    1. LINE CAVITIES THAT OPEN TO THE OUTSIDE
    2. COMPOSED OF VARIOUS TYPES OF EPITHELIUM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUES
    3. SECRETE MUCOUS

  3. SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE

    1. ARE ORGANS THAT LINE JOINT CAVITIES
    2. COMPOSED OF FIBRO TISSUE OVER LOOSE CONNECTIVE AND ADIPOSE
    3. SECRETE SYNOVIAL FLUID THAT LUBRICATES THE JOINT

    TYPES OF SEROUS MEMBRANES

    1. PARIETAL PLUERAL

    2. VISCERAL PLUERAL

    3. PARIETAL PERITONEAL

    4. VISCERAL PERITONEUM

    5. PERICARDIUM

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