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Unformatted text preview: respond especially to stress and sexual stimulation Mammary Glands modified sweat glands produce milk Ceruminous Glands modified sweat glands in external ear canal secrete waxy pigmented cerumin protection ‡ traps dust and particles Skin Imbalances & Aging the skin can develop >1000 different ailments the most common skin disorders result from allergies or infections less common are burns and skin cancers A. Allergies 1. Contact Dermatitis allergic response eg. poison ivy, metals, etc B. Infections 1. viral eg. cold sores herpes simplex especially around lips and oral mucosa 2. Fungal eg. athletes foot 3. Bacterial Human Anatomy & Physiology: Integumentary System, Lecture Notes, Ziser, 2005 8 eg. boils and carbuncles inflammation of hair follicle and sebaceous glands esp on dorsal side of neck eg. impetigo Streptococcus infection...
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- Fall '10
- Anatomy, sweat glands, sebaceous glands, Ceruminous glands