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BIOL1334__31353ipod - 1. What are the 3 layers of the skin...

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What are the 3 layers of the skin and of what are the composed? a. Epidermis i. Outermost layer ii. Composed of epithelial cells iii. avascular b. Dermis i. Underlying layers ii. Composed of connective tissue iii. vascular c. hypodermis – subcutaneous layer i. not really part of the skin ii. anchors the skin to underlying structures iii. 2. Name the four types of cells of the epidermis and describe their functions. 3. What are the 5 layers of the epidermis and what characteristics do each possess. 4. Describe the features of the dermis. 5. What are the characteristics of the reticular layer? 6. What are the characteristics of the papillary layer? 7. What are three pigments of the skin and their features? 8. What is a sudoriferous gland? 9. Compare and contrast the eccrine and apocrine sweat gland. 10. What is a ceruminous gland? 11. What is a sebaceous gland? 12. Describe the features of a hair. How is it organized? 13. What is the difference between vellus hair and terminal hair? 14. Describe the features of a nail. Identify the different structures. 15. What are the functions of the integumentary system? 16. Describe the 3 types of skeletal cartilage and their function. 17. Distinguish between appositional growth and interstitial growth.
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2009 for the course BIO 1334 taught by Professor Wayne during the Fall '09 term at University of Houston.

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BIOL1334__31353ipod - 1. What are the 3 layers of the skin...

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