Chapter 6 - Integumentary System Test

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What is the deepest layer of the dermis

reticular layer

Which cells play a role in immunity

Langerhans Cells

What is a deadly form of skin cancer

Melanoma

D stands for what in the ABCD rule

diameter

______ is enclosed within the hair follicle

root

The part of the shaft that is the central core to the hair

Medulla

The oxygen binding component in blood that gives skin a pinkish color

Hemoglobin

The type of cell that is found in the stratum basale

melanocytes

What happens to cells as they are being pushed from the deeper surface to the higher surface?

They die

Burn where the entire thickness of the skin is damaged

3rd degree burn

Oil glands secrete an oily substance called _____

sebum

Apocrine glands produce what_____

milky yellowish substance

A stands for what in the ABCD rule

assymetry

The epidermis of the skin is composed of which type of tissue

stratified squamous

The hypodermis of the skin is composed of which type of tissues

areolar and adipose tissue

The _____ is located under the dermis

hypodermis

Which cells of the epidermis are constantly being rubbed off and replaced

keratinocytes

The type of burn where the epidermis and dermis are damaged

2nd degree burn

C stands for what in the ABCD rule

color

B stands for what in the ABCD rule

border

What synthesizes melanin

melanocytes

Which layer of the dermis do fingerprints come from

Papillary layer

The portion of the nail bed that is embedded in the skin and adheres to the epithelial nail bed

root

Protein of the skin that makes it hard and waterproof

keratin

The dermis of the skin is composed of what type of tissue

fibrous connective tissue

Yellow to Orange pigment that is commonly formed in soles of feet and the palm of the had

carotene

Most common type of skin cancer that comes from the stratum basale of the skin

Basale cell carcinoma

The bulky layer of the hair

cortex

The glands usually associated with hair that secrete oil

sebacceous gland

Projections that lie on top of larger dermal ridges that form finger prints, attaches to the epidermis

dermal pappilae

Which of the following causes goose bumps

erector pilli muscles

Skin is based upon 3 pigments:

melanin, keratin, and hemoglobin

This part of the hair is heavily keratinized and protects the hair

cuticle

The visible attached portion

body

Portion of the nail that grows out away from the body

free edge

Skin folds that overlap the borders of the nail

nail folds

(Cuticle) thick proximal nail fold

Eponychium

Extension of the stratum basale beneath the nail

nail bed

Thickened, proximal part of the nail bed. Responsible for nail growth

nail matrix

Proximal region of the thickened nail matrix, appears as a white crescent

Lunula

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