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Testes
...  testes are encased within two distinct layers of tissue known as tunics. The outer tunic is a thin layer which is known as the tunica vaginalis. Whenever the testes descend, a layer of fine serous peritoneum drops along with it create the outer layer. The inner layer, known as the tunica albuginae, is much stronger and made from fibrous membrane. The tunica albuginae protrudes into the testes  ...

Large Intestine
...  up the remaining 7 ½ inches. The last three centimeters is what’s known as the anal canal. The rectum is positioned before the sacrum, and it’s secured in that position by the peritoneum. The anus is the opening of the anal canal that serves as the exit to the body. The wastes deposited in the anal canal are being regulated by two sphincter muscles, both voluntary and  ...

Serous Membranes
...  internal organs) and the parietal segment (which line the body wall). The serous membranes that take care of the lungs are called pleurae, and those that look after the abdominal cavity are called peritoneum (or peritoneal membranes). The parietal peritoneum line the whole abdominal cavity. The parietal peritoneum folds over itself, creating an existential fold near the back wall of the  ...

Tunics
...  tissues. The serosa also makes sure that when the GI tract goes through a strong pressure, it holds itself together. The serosa’s simple squamous epithelium is a continuation of the visceral peritoneum, since the latter does not have  ...

Uterine Tubes
...  the peristaltic contractions of the muscularis and the undulation of the cilia. The oocyte stays for four to five days on the fallopian tube. The tube’s outer layer is classified as a visceral peritoneum element. Fertilization occurs when the oocyte meets with a spermatozoa. When the spermatozoa reaches the fallopian tube, fertilization occurs relatively fast. he zygote (which is now  ...

Uterine Wall
...  wall of the uterus is composed of the perimetrium, the myometrium and the endometrium. The perimetrium is characterized by an outer layer of thin, visceral peritoneum. A broad ligament then runs and continues on to the uterine wall’s lateral segment. When the peritoneum passes over the urinary bladder, a shallow pouch called the vesicouterine pouch is formed. When an adjustment is made  ...


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