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Milady Chapter 7


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secretory coil
The tube-like duct that ends at the skin surface, forming the sweat pore
reticular layer
The deepest layer of the dermis that supplies oxygen and nutrients to the skin
hair follicles
The sebaceous glands of the skin are connected to the
soles of the feet
The thickest skin is found on
1 to 2
Normally, how may pints of salt-containing liquids are eliminated daily through sweat pores in the skin?
smooth and fine-grained
Healthy skin is slightly moist, soft, and flexible with a texture that is
dermis layer
Skin gets its strength, form, and flexibility from two structures found within the:
A skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands from retained secretions is:
vitamin C
A vitamin vital in fighting the aging process and promoting the production of collagen is:
The nerve fibers that regulate the excretion of perspiration are the:
The outermost layer of the skin is the
Dermatology is the medical branch of science that deals with the study of
sudoriferous glands
Glands that regulate body temperature and eliminate waste products from the body
forehead, underarm, soles of the feet
On which body part are sudoriferous glands more numerous?
Fatty tissue that gives smoothness and contour to the body
sustains the health of the cells, helps regulate body temperature, aids in proper digestion
Drinking pure water is essential to health because it
oil glands, nerve endings, lymph vessels
Which of the following is found in the reticular layer?
Sebum hardening or clogging a duct forms an impaction called a(n):
People with dark-colored skin mostly produce:
A protein base that helps skin regain its shape after being stretched or expanded is:
The layer of the skin commonly called the true skin is the:
dermal papillae
The small, cone-shaped elevations at the bottom of hair follicles are:
If the skin of an average adult were stretched out, it would cover more than how many square inches?
Nutrients and oxygen are supplied to the skin by:
secretion and absorption
Principal functions of the skin include protection, sensation, heat regulation, excretion, and:
Which of the following is the principal component of hair and nails?
Which nerve fibers react to heat, cold, touch, pressure, and pain?
arrector pili muscles
The muscles that can cause goose bumps are:
As we age, what causes collagen and elastin fibers to weaken, resulting in sagging skin?
stratum germinativum
The basal cell layer of the epidermis is also referred to as the:
epidermal-dermal junction
The top of the papillary layer where it joins the epidermis is the:
Skin color depends on tiny grains of pigment or coloring matter called:
A fibrous protein that gives skin form and strength is:
The specialist who provides cleansing treatments for the skin is a(n):
An oily secretion that lubricates the skin and preserves the softness of the hair is:
stratum corneum
The horny layer, or outer covering of the epidermis, is the
The surface of healthy skin should be slightly:
papillary layer
Nerve endings that are sensitive to touch and pressure are found in the:
Continued, repeated pressure on any part of the skin can cause it to thicken and develop into a:
The clear fluids of the body that bathe skin cells, remove toxins and cellular waste, and have immune functions are:
The basal cell layer contains special cells called:
motor nerve fibers
Impulses are carried from the brain to the muscles by: