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Body Membranes/skin

Serous Membranes Covers surfaces within the body, does not open to the outside, makes serous fluid which is found in the lungs, chest, and heart
Mucous Membranes Covers surfaces inside the body that does open to the outside, makes mucous which is found in the respiratory, reproductive, and urinary systems.
Synovial Membranes Special type of serous membrane that surrounds a joint, it lubricates joints
Cutaneous Membranes Outside the body
Integument Skin, hair
Dermatology Study of skin
Epidermis Epithelial layer of skin that is stratified squamous
Dermis Mostly connective tissue
Subcutaneous layer Adipose tissue found under the skin
Keratin Waxy protein found in the epidermis
Melanin Pigment in skin, made by cells called melanocygte
Papille Ridges at the top of the dermis, the pattern gives you your finger prints
Receptors Gather info about dermis for the central nervous system, such as touch, temp, pain..
Created by: vbob08