Unformatted text preview: d. What are melanocytes? i. Where are they found and what do they do and why? ii. What defines whether a person has light or dark skin (ie: do dark skinned people have more melanocytes than light skinned people?)? e. Is the epidermis vascular? f. Are cells of the epidermis anchored to each other and the basement membrane? If so, how? 6. Is the skin waterproof? How do you know? 7. How does the integument control body temperature? a. What features of the dermis or accessory structures help thermoregulate the body? b. Which type of sweat glands is predominately active in thermoregulation? 8. What is protein is the main component of hair and nails? a. Are hair & nails living structures? b. What gives hair its color? 9. Are the hair, glands and nails epidermal or dermal structures (in terms of origin)?...
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- Fall '10
- Study Questions Chapter, epidermal stem cells, simple cuboidal epi…, integument control body