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Monahan: Ch. One

Serous Membranes

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What does the prefix peri- mean? around
What does the scientific root pleur- refer to? lungs
What does the scientific root periton- refer to? abdominopelvic
What does the scientific root pariet- refer to? wall
What does the term viscera mean? organs
What does the scientific root cardi- refer to? heart
Name the serous membrane that lines the wall of the abdominopelvic cavity. parietal peritoneum
Name the serous membrane that covers the surface of the lungs. visceral pleura
Name the serous membrane that covers the surface of the liver. visceral peritoneum
Name the serous membrane that covers the surface of the heart. visceral pericardium
Name the serous membrane that covers the surface of the urinary bladder. visceral peritoneum
Name the serous membrane that covers the surface of the uterus. visceral peritoneum
Name the serous membrane that covers the surface of the small intestine. visceral peritoneum
Name the serous membrane that lines the wall of the thoracic cavity around the lungs. parietal pleura
Name the serous membrane that lines the wall of the thoracic cavity around the heart. parietal pericardium
The heart occupies a space between the lungs called what? mediastinum
Created by: smonahan