AP1-quiz 5

AP1-quiz 5 - 1) The epidermis A) is the deepest layer of...

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1) The epidermis A) is the deepest layer of the cutaneous membrane. B) is composed of stratified squamous epithelium. C) has four or five layers of cells. D) is highly vascular. E) contains adipocytes and collagen fibers. 2) Psoriasis A) is a rare skin cancer. B) occurs when keratinocytes reproduce too quickly. C) forms irregular, black tarry scabs on the skin. D) usually occurs on the shoulders, hips and ankles. E) is treated by stimulating cell division. 3) A woman who had in vitro fertilization treatment is 7 months pregnant with six fetuses. Her abdomen is dramatically increasing in size and dark red lines that have begun to appear there. Those lines run obliquely from her sides toward her pubis; most are 3-4 inches long and have irregular margins. What are these lines and why are they occurring? A) The lines are called striae; they appear because of small tears in the dermis occur when skin is stretched beyond its elastic limit. B) The lines are called striae; they appear because the epidermis tears when the dermis grows too quickly. C) The lines are called linea nigra; they appear because melanocytes become more active during
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AP1-quiz 5 - 1) The epidermis A) is the deepest layer of...

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