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  1. It lies under the skin and is called the hypodermis. Composted of loose connective and adipose tissue. Helps to insulate the body from extreme terperatures and anchors skin to the underlying structures. A few areas have no subcutaneous layer, so the skin anchors directly to the bone.
  2. outer layer of the skin
  3. the loss of heat by air currents moving over the surface of the skin.
  4. the inner layer of the skin The dermis is anchored ot a subcutaneous layer.
  5. a tough protein deposited within the cell. It hardens and flattens the cells as they move toward the outer surface of the skin. It also makes the skin water resistant.
  6. a skin darkening pigment; stains the surrounding cells, causing them to darken

6 True/False questions

  1. apocrine glandthe most numerous and widely distributed of the sweat glands. Located throughout the body. Numerous on forehead, neck, back, upper lip, palms and soles. Not associated with hair follicles.


  2. thermoregulationthe mechanism wherby the body balances heat produciton and heat loss.


  3. suboriferous glandsweat glands located in the dermis. Glands secrete sweat, whihc is secreted into a duct tht opens onto th skin s a pore.


  4. conductionthe loss of heat from a warm body to a cooler object in contact with the warm body.


  5. integumentthe skin or ctaneous membrane and is considered an organ.


  6. sebaceous glandOil glands associated with hair follicles and found in all areas of the body that have hair. Secrete sebum that flows into the fair follicle and then out onto the surface of the skin. This lubricates and helps waterproof the hair and skin and inhibtis the growth of bacteria on the surface of the skin.


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