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Ch 7 Cos/HD
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After four years of college, you can become a dermatologist.
False - Dermatologists attend four years of college, four years of medical school, and about four years of specialty training in dermatology.
The skin of an average adult weighs about 6 to 9 pounds.
The highly sensitive dermis layer of connective tissue is about 10 times thicker than the epidermis.
False - The highly sensitive dermis layer of connective tissue is about 25 times thicker than the epidermis.
Melanin provides the skin with enough sun protection to prevent skin damage.
False - Melanin helps protect sensitive cells from the sun's UV rays, but it does not provide enough protection to prevent skin damage.
Vitamins such as A, C, D, and E have been shown to have positive effects on the skin's health when taken by mouth.
The medical branch of science that deals with the study of the skin, its functions and diseases, is:
The largest organ of the human body is the:
The surface of healthy skin is slightly:
All of the following are appendages of the skin EXCEPT:
Continued pressure on any part of the skin causes it to thicken and develop into a(n):
The outermost and thinnest layer of the skin is the:
The epidermis layer of the skin is also known as the:
The layer of skin that we see and is treated by the practitioner is the:
The clear, transparent layer just under the stratum corneum that consists of small cells through which light can pass is the:
The deepest layer of the epidermis, the basal cell layer, is also known as the:
The stratum germinativum is composed of several layers with special cells that produce a dark skin pigment called:
The underlying or inner layer of the skin, which is also called the derma corium, cutis, or true skin, is the:
The muscle that causes goose bumps when a person is frightened or cold is the:
arrector pili muscle
The dermis layer is made up of two layers, which are the:
papillary and reticular
The top of the papillary layer where it joins the epidermis is the:
The layer of the dermis that houses the nerve endings which provide the body with the sense of touch is found in the:
The deeper layer of the dermis that supplies the skin with oxygen and nutrients is the:
Fatty tissue found below the dermis is:
Which type of nerve fibers carry impulses from the brain to the muscles?
The tiny grains of pigment deposited in cells that provide skin with its color are:
The melanin produced by the body that is red to yellow in color is:
The fibrous protein that gives skin its flexibility and helps skin regain its shape after being expanded is:
Oil glands that are connected to hair follicles are also called:
When sebum hardens and the sebaceous duct becomes clogged, the pore impaction that is formed is a:
Which of the following is a function of the skin?
sensation c, heat regulation, excretion
Which vitamin enables the body to properly absorb and use calcium?
Water is the number one nutrient of the body and composes what percentage of the body's weight?
50 to 70 percent
Receptors that send messages to the brain
sensory nerve fibers
Produce the dark skin pigment called melanin
Fibrous protein that gives the skin form and strength
Fibrous protein that is also the principal component of hair and nails
Small, cone-shaped elevations at the bottom of the hair follicles
Small, round elevation on the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus
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