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skin_template - hypodermis 5 Subcutaneous tissue made...

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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.
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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.
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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 Meissners 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....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course BIOL 237 taught by Professor Swan during the Spring '08 term at New Mexico.

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