An inflammation of the skin; nonspecific skin allergies
less numerous sweat gland that produces water, salts and proteins
The skin; composed of the epidermis and dermis; exposed to dry, external conditions
the oily secretion of the sebaceous glands
Membrane that lines the capsule of a synovial joint
Tiny smooth muscles attached to the hair follicles. Causes the hair to stand upright when activated.
harmful or cancerous
Skin gland that secretes sebum.
cover internal body surfaces that come in contact with environment
membrane that lines a cavity without an opening to the outside of the body
A cell that produces Melanin
serous membrane that lines the abdominopelvic cavity and covers most of the organs within the cavity
dark pigment that provides skin color
A double membrane consisting of two layers that encases the lungs.
protective secretion of the mucous membranes
The flat, tile-like shape of a type of epithelial cell.
Beneath the skin
protein that makes skin waterproof and keeps it strong
Clear, , Clear, watery fluid secreted by cells of a serous membrane.
the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
Double layered, encloses the joint cavity
glands whose secretions pass into a system of ducts that lead ultimately to the exterior of the body.
second layer of skin, holding blood vessels, nerve endings, sweat glands, and hair follicles
open sore or lesion in skin or mucous membrane