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A and P Chapter 5 integumentary system Pearsons
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Accessory structure (integumentary)
Hair, nails and exocrine gland
the network of arteries and veins connected to smaller vessels servicing the integumentary system
Layers of skin from outside to inside
Epidermis, Dermis, hypodermis (subcutaneous layer))
Functions of intefumetary system
Protect, excrete, maintain temp, synthesize vitamin D3, store lipids, feel, produce melanin and keratin.
Layers of the Epidermis
Corneum, Lucidum, Granulosum, Spinosum, Basale
Bluish coloration of the skin from decreased blood flow and oxygen to the skin.
Papillary layer Description
Highly vascularized areolar tissue. Contains capillaries, lymphatic vessels and sensory neurons.
consists of an interwoven meshwork of dense irregular connective tissue containing both collagen and elastic fibers
not part of the skin but separates skin from the underlying tissue like muscle. contains much adipose tissue.
Free Nerve ending are found where and what do they feel?
between dermal cells and are sensitive to touch and pressure.
Tactile discs are found where and feel what?
deepest layer of the epidermis and detect texture and steady prissure
Meissner's corpuscles location and function
papillary layer of dermis and feel delicate (fine) touch, Pressure and vibration
Lamellated corpuscles location and function
found in both dermal and hypodermal layer/ deep pressure and vibration
Ruffini corpuscles location and function
found in reticular layer of dermis/ stretching and pressure
What allows the dermis to undergo repeated stretching?
Elastin or elastic fibers
Where is the dermis located?
Between the epidermis and the hypodermis
Which layer of the Dermis contains the capillaries and the and sensory neurons>
Which type of skin cancer is the most dangerous
Direction angle of collagen and elastic fibers.
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