The sheets of membrane that hold the digestive tract in place are called


The sheets of peritoneal membrane that hold the digestive tract in place are called____. Mesenteries From the esophagus to the anal canal , the walls of every organ of the alimentary canal are made up of the same four basic layers . fluid. A double layer of serous membranes that hold digestive organs in place is called the mesentery. Organs surrounded by mesentery and suspended in the cavity are called intraperitoneal or peritoneal organs. Some are not surrounded by mesentery they are called retroperitoneal; 8 (No Transcript) 9. B. Histology of the alimentary Canal Wall- the mesentery mesenteries The sheets of peritoneal membrane that hold the digestive tract in place are called mesenteries. The innermost tissue layer of the alimentary canal is the mucosa. The GI tract (digestive system) is located mainly in abdominopelvic cavity surrounded by serous membrane = visceral peritoneum this serous membrane is continuous with parietal peritoneum and extends between digestive organs as mesenteries hold organs in place, prevent tangling