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Chapter 6 - Integumentary System Test

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What is the deepest layer of the dermis
reticular layer
Which cells play a role in immunity
Langerhans Cells
What is a deadly form of skin cancer
Melanoma
D stands for what in the ABCD rule
diameter
______ is enclosed within the hair follicle
root
The part of the shaft that is the central core to the hair
Medulla
The oxygen binding component in blood that gives skin a pinkish color
Hemoglobin
The type of cell that is found in the stratum basale
melanocytes
What happens to cells as they are being pushed from the deeper surface to the higher surface?
They die
Burn where the entire thickness of the skin is damaged
3rd degree burn
Oil glands secrete an oily substance called _____
sebum
Apocrine glands produce what_____
milky yellowish substance
A stands for what in the ABCD rule
assymetry
The epidermis of the skin is composed of which type of tissue
stratified squamous
The hypodermis of the skin is composed of which type of tissues
areolar and adipose tissue
The _____ is located under the dermis
hypodermis
Which cells of the epidermis are constantly being rubbed off and replaced
keratinocytes
The type of burn where the epidermis and dermis are damaged
2nd degree burn
C stands for what in the ABCD rule
color
B stands for what in the ABCD rule
border
What synthesizes melanin
melanocytes
Which layer of the dermis do fingerprints come from
Papillary layer
The portion of the nail bed that is embedded in the skin and adheres to the epithelial nail bed
root
Protein of the skin that makes it hard and waterproof
keratin
The dermis of the skin is composed of what type of tissue
fibrous connective tissue
Yellow to Orange pigment that is commonly formed in soles of feet and the palm of the had
carotene
Most common type of skin cancer that comes from the stratum basale of the skin
Basale cell carcinoma
The bulky layer of the hair
cortex
The glands usually associated with hair that secrete oil
sebacceous gland
Projections that lie on top of larger dermal ridges that form finger prints, attaches to the epidermis
dermal pappilae
Which of the following causes goose bumps
erector pilli muscles
Skin is based upon 3 pigments:
melanin, keratin, and hemoglobin
This part of the hair is heavily keratinized and protects the hair
cuticle
The visible attached portion
body
Portion of the nail that grows out away from the body
free edge
Skin folds that overlap the borders of the nail
nail folds
(Cuticle) thick proximal nail fold
Eponychium
Extension of the stratum basale beneath the nail
nail bed
Thickened, proximal part of the nail bed. Responsible for nail growth
nail matrix
Proximal region of the thickened nail matrix, appears as a white crescent
Lunula