Can you name all the mucous membranes

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    There's more than you'd think!

    For the purpose of this question, a mucous membrane is a secreting layer of cells open to direct exposure from elements outside the body.
     
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    Great question first thing in the morning :cof: ----I always figured it was just one big connected one that exposed it self in several locations on the body :)
     
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    Right idea... can you be more specific? Think of such membranes as places for possible contagion to enter the bloodstream more easily than any place else in the body.
     
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    I'll start with the sinuses (obvious one!)
     
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    Sheesh, you should get some sleep.
     
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    Aren't you in my time zone honey?

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    mouth-- vagina--anus---eye
     
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    Exactly. :D

    I'm sure, he gives me the finger! :cof:
     
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    urethra, uterus, and falloppean tubes!

    Keep going...
     
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    the whole inside of you body?
     

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