A&P RS7 Accessory Organs of the Skin

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sebaceous glands

produces an accumulation of oily material that is known as a blackhead

arrector pili

tiny muscles, attached to hair follicles, that pull the hair upright during fright or cold

sweat gland-eccrine

perspiration glands with a role in temperature control

hair follicle

sheath formed of both epithelial and connective tissues

sweat gland-apocrine

less numerous type of perspiration-producing gland; found mainly in the pubic and axillary regions

hair

found everywhere on the body except the palms of hands and soles of feet

nail/skin?

primarily dead/keratinized cells

cutaneous receptors

specialized nerve endings that respond to temperature, touch, etc.

sebaceous glands

secretes a lubricant for hair and skin

nail

"sports" a lunula and a cuticle

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