Components of the Integument

Stratified squamous keratinized epithelium Dermis. Composed of two layers of connective tissue containing blood vessels, nerves, sensory receptors, and sweat and sebaceous glands. Beneath the dermis is a layer of loose connective and adipose tissues that forms the superficial fascia of gross anatomy termed the hypodermis. This layer is considered along with the skin, though technically it is not part of the integument. figure 11.1. Structure of thin and thick skin. figure 11.1....

Prostate Gland

The prostate, a single gland, is the largest of the genital glands and surrounds the prostatic urethra. 30-50 tubuloalveolar glands, opening onto the prostatic urethra, can be divided into groups depending on their location. Capsule. Dense connective tissue with abundant smooth muscle septa from the capsule also possesses smooth muscle fibers and partition the gland into indistinct lobes. Usually lined by a pseudostratified columnar epithelium whose height will vary with its activity Prostatic...

Components

Stomach Rugae

Organs comprising the tubular digestive tract. figure 12.1. Organs comprising the tubular digestive tract. Stomach Small intestine Large intestine Basic Histological Organization Layers Mucosa mucous membrane . Innermost layer facing the lumen Epithelium. Either a stratified squamous moist or a simple columnar epithelium Lamina propria. Loose connective tissue usually possesses digestive glands Muscularis mucosae of smooth muscle is usually present. Submucosa. Denser connective...