Chapter 4: . Skin and Body Membranes. Skin and Body Membranes. Function of body membranes: Cover body surfaces Line body cavities Form protective sheets around organs. Types of Body Membranes. Epithelial Membranes Cutaneous membrane Mucous membrane Serous membrane
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Skin and Body Membranes
Cutaneousmembrane (the skin) covers the body surface.
(b) Mucous membranes line body cavities
open to the exterior.
(comparable to parietal serosa)
Air (comparable to serous cavity)
Inner balloon wall
(comparable to visceral serosa)
(d) A fist thrust into a flaccid balloon demonstrates
the relationship between the parietal and visceral
serous membrane layers.
What is the meaning of “peri”?
(c) Serous membranes line body cavities
closed to the exterior.
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decreased melanin causes lack of color