Exercise 7 - The Integumentary System

Exercise 7 - The Integumentary System - Richland College...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
EXERCISE 7 – THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM OBJECTIVES 1. To recognize and name the following skin structures: epidermis, dermis (papillary and reticular layers), hair follicles and hair, sebaceous glands, sweat glands, sensory receptors. 2. To identify the two regions of the skin, the specific kinds of tissues which comprise them, and to compare the properties of the epidermis to those of the dermis. 3. To name the strata of the epidermis and describe the characteristics of each. 4. To describe the distribution and function of the skin derivatives – sebaceous glands, sweat glands, hairs; and sensory receptors. 5. To describe the function of melanin. NOTES: BASIC STRUCTURE OF THE SKIN I. 2 regions of the skin: A. Epidermis (keratinized stratified squamous epi.) stratum basale stratum spinosum stratum granulosum stratum lucidum (thick skin only) stratum corneum B. Dermis papillary region (areolar connective tissue) reticular region (dense irregular connective tissue)
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course BIOL 2401 taught by Professor Watson during the Summer '10 term at Richland Community College.

Page1 / 3

Exercise 7 - The Integumentary System - Richland College...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online