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  1. Melanocytes
  2. Apocrine gland
  3. Integumentary system
  4. Reticular layer
  5. Sweat
  1. a Sweat glands in the pubic and underarm areas that secrete thicker sweat, that produce odor. (secretions contain water, salts, fatty acids, and proteins)
  2. b the deepest skin layer, contains irregularly arranged connective tissue fibers, as well as blood vessels, sweat and oil glands and deep pressure receptors called lamellar corpuscles.
  3. c a clear secretion that is primarily water plus some salts (sodium chloride), vitamin C, traces of metabolic wastes (ammonia, urea, uric acid), and lactic acid(the chemical that accumulates during vigorous muscle activity) sweat is acidic pH from 4-6. Sweat reaches the surface through ducts that opens as a pore.
  4. d Cells that produce melanin.
  5. e the skin and its accessory organs.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. glands that have ducts through which their secretions are carried to a body surface (skin or mucosa)
  2. a smooth muscle attached to hair follicles that causes "goose bumps" to appear on the skin when contracted
  3. a clear, watery fluid secreted by the cells of a serous membrane.
  4. membrane that lines a cavity without an opening to the outside of the body (except for joint cavities, which have a synovial membrane); serosa.
  5. the glands that produce a saline solution called sweat.

5 True/False questions

  1. Mucous membranemembrane that forms the linings of body cavities open to the exterior (digestive, respiratory, urinary, and reproductive tracts)


  2. Epithelial membranecomposed of epithelial tissue and an underlying layer of connective tissue. (also called covering and lining membranes, include the cutaneous membrane, the mucous membranes, and the serous membranes.


  3. Papillary layerthe upper dermal region. It is uneven and has peglike projections from its superior surface, called dermal papillae, which indent the epidermis above.


  4. Dermisthe deep layer of the skin; composed of dense, irregular connective tissue


  5. Nailthe dark pigment synthesized by melanocytes responsible for skin color.


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