abdomen tissue

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abdomen tissue
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2014-05-12 15:51:25
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abdomen tissue
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  1. epidermis
    outer layer of skin
  2. dermis
    inner layer of skin
  3. subcutaneous tissue
    fatty layer beneath skin
  4. fascia
    connective tissue layer which surrounds muscles
  5. anterior fascia
    aka superficial fascia- directly under the subcutis of the skin. it is a sheet of fibrous connective tissue that covers the muscle
  6. posterior fascia
    aka subserous fascia- between the deep fascia and the membranes lining the cavities of the body.
  7. muscle
    contractile tissue that produces motion for functions, including body movements, digestion, etc
  8. peritoneum
    multilayered membrane which lines the abdominal cavity and supports and covers organs within it.
  9. rectus muscle
    muscle lateral to the midline on both sides of the abdomen
  10. linea alba
    tendinous median line of the anterior abdominal wall between the two rectus muscles

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