chpt 4 Flashcards

sweat gland
Terms Definitions
integumentary
consist of the skin accessory structures and subcutaneous tissue
melanocytes
contains melanin
melanin
skin darkening pigment
albinism
when melanocytes completely fail to secrete melanin
vitiligo
loss of pigment in certain areas of the skin creating white patches
cyanosis
poorly oxygenated blood causes the skin to look blue
jaundice
skin turns yellow because your liver fails to excrete bilirubin
sebaceous
secretes an oil called sebum
apocrine
associated genital areas
apocrine
responds to emotional stress
apocrine
creates a bacteria known as BO
apocrine
secretes pheromones
ecrine
most abundant sweat gland
ecrine
regulate body temp
body temp
ranges from 97-100
core- internal organs
shell- surface body area
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