{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}


skin_template - hypodermis 5 Subcutaneous tissue made...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The Skin Match the number of each structure in the skin diagram with its name on the chart, then describe the characteristics or functions of each. The first one has been done as an example.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Num ber Characteristics epidermis 1 The outer layer of the skin, composed of stratified squamous epithelium Reticular dermis layer 2 Much thicker than papillary region, composed of dense irregular connective tissue, has collagenous, elastic, and reticular fibers. Sebaceous gland 3 Secrete sebum which makes skin and hair waterproof and prevents them from drying. Hair root 4 Made of keratin, have melanin granules. Influenced by androgens and epidermal growth factors. Classified as vellus or terminal.
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: hypodermis 5 Subcutaneous tissue made primarily of adipose tissue Dermal papillae 6 Composed primarily of areolar connective tissue in the shape of indentations Meissner’s corpuscle 7 Light touch receptors. Found in fingertips, palms, soles, lips, tongue, face, nipples, and genitals Eccrine sweat gland 8 Responsible for thermoregulation by secreting water, some salts, and urea. Arrector pili muscle 9 Attached to end of hair root and basement membrane in order to raise hairs to help with thermoregulation. Pacinian corpuscle 10 Response to deep pressure and vibration. Slow adapting. Found in subcutaneous tissue and other places....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 2

skin_template - hypodermis 5 Subcutaneous tissue made...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon bookmark
Ask a homework question - tutors are online