7 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- sweat glands located in the dermis. Glands secrete sweat, whihc is secreted into a duct tht opens onto th skin s a pore.
- the mechanism wherby the body balances heat produciton and heat loss.
- 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.
- 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.
- heat is lost from a warm object to the cooler air currounding the warm object.
6 True/False questions
integument → the inner layer of the skin The dermis is anchored ot a subcutaneous layer.
ceruminous gland → Found in the external auditory canal of the ear. Secretes cerumen or ear wax that repels insects and traps foreign material.
epidermis → the inner layer of the skin The dermis is anchored ot a subcutaneous layer.
convection → the loss of heat from a warm body to a cooler object in contact with the warm body.
stratum germinativum → the surface area of epidermis. Composed of 30 layers of dead, flattened keratinized cells.
apocrine gland → associated with hair follicles and found in the axillary and genital areas. Respond to emotional stress and become active when the person is frightened, upset, in pain or sexually excited. They are stimulated by sex hormones and are more active during puberty. Sweat doesn't have a strong odor unless allowed to stay on skin, where it is degraded by bacteria into chemicals and produces BO.