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5 Matching questions

  1. Melanin
  2. Serous fluid
  3. Sebaceous gland
  4. Exocrine Gland
  5. Peritoneum .
  1. a the dark pigment synthesized by melanocytes responsible for skin color.
  2. b the serous membrane lining the interior of the abdominal cavity and covering the surfaces of the abdominal organs.
  3. c a clear, watery fluid secreted by the cells of a serous membrane.
  4. d glands that have ducts through which their secretions are carried to a body surface (skin or mucosa)
  5. e glands that empty their sebum secretion into hair follicles.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the oily secretion of sebaceous glands.
  2. the skin and its accessory organs.
  3. a smooth muscle attached to hair follicles that causes "goose bumps" to appear on the skin when contracted
  4. 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.
  5. essentially is adipose tissue. Not part of the skin, but it does anchor the skin to underlying organs and provides a site for nutrient (fat) storage. The tissue serves as a shock absorber and insulates the deeper tissues from the extreme temperature changes occurring outside the body. (responsible for women's curves).

5 True/False questions

  1. Sudoriferous (sweat) gland:glands that empty their sebum secretion into hair follicles.


  2. Eccrine glandfound all over the body, they produce sweat, important in part of the body's heat-regulating equipment. Supplied with nerve endings that cause them to secrete sweat when the external temperature or body temperature is high.


  3. Naila scale-like modification of the epidermis that corresponds to the hoof or claw of other animals. Has a free edge, a body(visible attached portion), and a root (embedded in the skin).


  4. Cutaneous membranethe skin; composed of epidermal and dermal layers


  5. Papillary layerthe 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.


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