← A & P Chapter 7 Test
7 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- associated with hair follicles and found in the axillary and genital areas. Respond to emotional stress and become active when the person is frightened, upset, in pain or sexually excited. They are stimulated by sex hormones and are more active during puberty. Sweat doesn't have a strong odor unless allowed to stay on skin, where it is degraded by bacteria into chemicals and produces BO.
- the loss of heat by air currents moving over the surface of the skin.
- the inner layer of the skin The dermis is anchored ot a subcutaneous layer.
- the 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.
- the mechanism wherby the body balances heat produciton and heat loss.
- outer layer of the skin
6 True/False Questions
conduction → the loss of heat by air currents moving over the surface of the skin.
melanin → a skin darkening pigment; stains the surrounding cells, causing them to darken
suboriferous gland → sweat glands located in the dermis. Glands secrete sweat, whihc is secreted into a duct tht opens onto th skin s a pore.
integument → the skin or ctaneous membrane and is considered an organ.
sebaceous gland → Oil 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.
subcutaneous layer → 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.