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Unformatted text preview: NS3410 – Spring 2010 Quiz 3 - 2/17 /10 EMAIL:______________________NAME:_____________________ 1. Which of the following type of skin cancer originates from cell types found in the epidermis? Basal cell carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma Melanoma All of the above Basal cell carcinoma and melanoma 2. Which of the following cells responds to deep pressure and vibration? Meissner’s corpuscles Merkel cells Pacinian corpuscles Langerhans cells 3. Which of the following statements is false? The hypodermis consists primarily of adipose tissue Melanocytes are found in the dermis Merkel cells are also known as tactile cells The epidermis is comprised of stratified squamous epithelium 4. The three major regions of the skin in order from the apical to the basal layer include the _ epidermis______________ / __ dermis______________ and ___ hypodermis_____________. (0.3 points per correct answer) 5. Dark skinned individuals have more melanocytes in their integument (skin)....
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- Spring '08
- Stratum lucidum, Skin anatomy, Squamous cell carcinoma, stratum germinativum