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  1. outer layer of the skin
  2. a tough protein deposited within the cell. It hardens and flattens the cells as they move toward the outer surface of the skin. It also makes the skin water resistant.
  3. the surface area of epidermis. Composed of 30 layers of dead, flattened keratinized cells.
  4. the loss of heat by air currents moving over the surface of the skin.
  5. heat is lost from a warm object to the cooler air currounding the warm object.
  6. Found in the external auditory canal of the ear. Secretes cerumen or ear wax that repels insects and traps foreign material.

6 True/False questions

  1. dermisouter layer of the skin

          

  2. subcutaneous layerOil glands associated with hair follicles and found in all areas of the body that have hair. Secrete sebum that flows into the fair follicle and then out onto the surface of the skin. This lubricates and helps waterproof the hair and skin and inhibtis the growth of bacteria on the surface of the skin.

          

  3. 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.

          

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

          

  5. stratum germinativumthe surface area of epidermis. Composed of 30 layers of dead, flattened keratinized cells.

          

  6. sebaceous glandOil glands associated with hair follicles and found in all areas of the body that have hair. Secrete sebum that flows into the fair follicle and then out onto the surface of the skin. This lubricates and helps waterproof the hair and skin and inhibtis the growth of bacteria on the surface of the skin.

          

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