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  1. the 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. Oil 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. outer layer of the skin
  4. the mechanism wherby the body balances heat produciton and heat loss.
  5. It lies under the skin and is called the hypodermis. Composted of loose connective and adipose tissue. Helps to insulate the body from extreme terperatures and anchors skin to the underlying structures. A few areas have no subcutaneous layer, so the skin anchors directly to the bone.
  6. the loss of heat by air currents moving over the surface of the skin.

6 True/False questions

  1. cutaneous membraneThe same as the integument. Has 2 layers - epidermis and dermis.


  2. dermisouter layer of the skin


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


  4. radiationthe loss of heat from a warm body to a cooler object in contact with the warm body.


  5. conductionthe loss of heat by air currents moving over the surface of the skin.


  6. melanina skin darkening pigment; stains the surrounding cells, causing them to darken


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