ExamName___________________________________MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.1)Each of the following is a function of the integumentary systemexcept1)A)detection of sensations.B)protection of underlying tissue.C)maintenance of body temperature.D)excretion of salts and wastes.E)synthesis of vitamin C.2)The two components of the integumentary system are the2)3)The type of cells that form the strata in the epidermis are3)4)The tough superficial layer of the epidermis is known as the stratum4)5)Large quantities of keratin are found in the epidermal layer called the stratum5)A)lucidum.B)granulosum.C)spinosum.D)corneum.E)basale.6)Water loss due to evaporation of fluid that has penetrated through the skin is called ________perspiration.6)7)The layer of the epidermis that contains abundant desmosomes is the stratum7)1
8)The layer of the skin that provides a barrier against bacteria as well as chemical and mechanicalinjuries is the8)9)Characteristics of the epidermis include9)A)multilayered.B)serves as UV radiation protection.C)contains desmosomes.D)flexible.E)All of the answers are correct.10)All of the following are true of epidermal ridgesexceptthat they10)11)________ are cells in the epidermis that are part of the immune system.11)12)Water loss from insensible perspiration12)
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