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Skin & Membranes

What are the functions of body membranes? Cover body surfaces, line body cavities, form protective sheets around organs
Three types of epithelial membranes. Cutaneous, mucous, serous
The one type of connective tissue membrane Synovial
Another name for the skin Cutaneous membrane
Mucous membrane Lines all body cavities that open to the exterior body surface
Serous membrane Lines open body cavities that are closed to the exterior body
What are two layers of serous membrane? Visceral and Parietal
Visceral layer Covers the outside of the organ
Parietal layer Lines a portion of the wall of the ventral body cavity
What are three types of specific serous membranes? Peritoneum, Pleura, Pericardium
Synovial membrane Lines fibrous capsules surrounding joints
Integumentary system Skin
What are some skin derivatives? Sweat and oil glands, hair, nails
Epidermis outermost layer, often keratinized
Dermis Dense connective tissue
Hypodermis Serves as storage repository for fat
What are the layers of the epidermis? Stratum basale, stratum spinosum, stratum granulosum, stratum lucidum, stratum corneum
Stratum Basale Deepest layer, absorbs nutrients
Stratum Lucidum Formed from dead cells of the deeper strata
Stratum Corneum Outermost layer, shingle-like dead cells filled with keratin
Created by: michael04