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Serous Membranes


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parietal pleura
lines the walls of the thoracic cavity
visceral pleura
the inner layer of pleura that surrounds each lung
parietal pericardium
The outer layer of the pericardium which is a conical sac of fibrous tissue that surrounds the heart and the roots of the great blood vessels.
parietal peritoneum
lines the abdominal cavity
visceral peritoneum
covers abdominal organs
visceral pericardium
covers the surface of the heart