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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. The same as the integument. Has 2 layers - epidermis and dermis.
  2. the loss of heat from a warm body to a cooler object in contact with the warm body.
  3. Found in the external auditory canal of the ear. Secretes cerumen or ear wax that repels insects and traps foreign material.
  4. the surface area of epidermis. Composed of 30 layers of dead, flattened keratinized cells.
  5. heat is lost from a warm object to the cooler air currounding the warm object.
  6. the loss of heat by air currents moving over the surface of the skin.

6 True/False questions

  1. apocrine glandthe most numerous and widely distributed of the sweat glands. Located throughout the body. Numerous on forehead, neck, back, upper lip, palms and soles. Not associated with hair follicles.

          

  2. integumentthe skin or ctaneous membrane and is considered an organ.

          

  3. thermoregulationthe mechanism wherby the body balances heat produciton and heat loss.

          

  4. evaporationoccurs when liquid becomes a gas. ie. rub liquid alcohol on the skin. It evaporates and cools the skin.

          

  5. epidermisthe inner layer of the skin The dermis is anchored ot a subcutaneous layer.

          

  6. eccrine glandthe most numerous and widely distributed of the sweat glands. Located throughout the body. Numerous on forehead, neck, back, upper lip, palms and soles. Not associated with hair follicles.