Bio 260 Skin and Integumentary System

Bio 260 Skin and Integumentary System - Integumentary...

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Unformatted text preview: Integumentary System Major themes of A&P Chemistry of Life Cellular form & function Genetics Histology Integumentary system nd Objectives Integumentary System Components Skin Hair Glands Nails Skin structure Skin-cutaneous membrane, largest organ Function- Various Layers- Epidermis (superficial, thinner) Dermis (deep, thicker) Classifications Thick: Epi = 0.5mm Thin: Epi = 0.1mm Thick Thin Y Y N Y N Y Sudoriferous Glands Sebaceous Glands Hair follicles Skin structure Dermis Composition- connective tissue Epidermis Composition- epithelial tissue Cell types Merkel Langerhans Melanocytes Keratinocyte Keratinization Skin functions Skin functions Thermoregulation Blood reservoir Protection Cutaneous sensations Excretion and absorption Vit D synthesis Skin functions Thermoregulation Two ways Adjust blood flow Detect stimulus (Thermoreceptors) Brain...
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This note was uploaded on 06/20/2011 for the course BIOL 260 taught by Professor Martino during the Spring '10 term at Carthage.

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Bio 260 Skin and Integumentary System - Integumentary...

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