Basic body structure Flashcards

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Terms Definitions
Protection, regulation, sensory reception, absorption, and secretion
What are the five functions of the integumentary system?
Epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous
What are the three layers of skin called?
"True skin"
What is another name for the dermis?
Sweat glands
What are the sudoriferous glands called?
Sebaceous glands
What is another name for the oil glands?
Hair, nails, oil glands, and sweat glands.
What is in the integumentary system?
What is the middle layer of skin called?
Stratum corneum, stratum lucidum, Stratum granulosum, and Stratum germinativum
The epidermis skin is divided into what four layers?
6 pounds
How much does the skin weigh?
Helps support, nourish, insulate, and cushion the skin.
What does the Subcutaneous layer do?
The shaft
What is the visible portion of hair called?
A loop of tiny capillaries Enclosed inconnective tissue
What is the hair Papula?
True or false: the nail consist of... The body, the root, and the matrix (nail bed)
False- this is called the Luna.
True or false: The crescent shaped white area of the base of the nail is called the matrix...
True or false: the Luna is the crescent shaped white area at the base of the nail
Oil glands
This sebaceous glands are the oil glands or the sweat glands?
Sudoriferous glands
What are the sweat glands called?
False- skin cancer affects than one million people in the United states
True or false: Skin cancer affects more than 3 million people each year in the United States...
Basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, malignant melanoma
What are the three major types of skin cancers?
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