A membrane composed of epithelial tissue and an underlying layer of connective tissue.
the connective layer of the serous membrane that holds and supports epithelial cells.
parietal and visceral layers line walls of abdominal cavity and cover the organs in that cavity.
inflammation of the serous membranes in the abdominal cavity that line the walls and cover the abdominal organs.
Membranes that line body surfaces that open directly to the exterior and that produce a thick secretion that keeps the membranes soft and moist.
Connective tissue membrane that is smooth and thick and lines the space between the bones and joints that move. They also line the bursae sacs.
a thick colorless lubricating fluid secreted by the membranes that cover the spaces between the bone and joints that move.