Name of some specific serous membrane
consists of two layers: a visceral layer which is adherent to the lung and a parietal layer which lines the inner aspect of the chest wall, diaphragm and sides of the pericardium
comprises fibrous and serous components. The serous pericardium
lines the fibrous pericardium
(parietal layer) and is reflected at the vessel roots to cover the heart surface (visceral layer). The serous pericardium
provides smooth surfaces for the heart to move against.
Category: Anatomy, Medical