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5 Matching questions

  1. Cutaneous membrane
  2. Serous fluid
  3. Epithelial membrane
  4. Melanocytes
  5. Apocrine gland
  1. a Cells that produce melanin.
  2. b composed of epithelial tissue and an underlying layer of connective tissue. (also called covering and lining membranes, include the cutaneous membrane, the mucous membranes, and the serous membranes.
  3. c a clear, watery fluid secreted by the cells of a serous membrane.
  4. d the skin; composed of epidermal and dermal layers
  5. e Sweat glands in the pubic and underarm areas that secrete thicker sweat, that produce odor. (secretions contain water, salts, fatty acids, and proteins)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the glands that produce a saline solution called sweat.
  2. the outer layers of the skin; an epithelium
  3. glands that have ducts through which their secretions are carried to a body surface (skin or mucosa)
  4. the skin and its accessory organs.
  5. the serous membrane lining the interior of the abdominal cavity and covering the surfaces of the abdominal organs.

5 True/False questions

  1. Serous membranemembrane that lines a cavity without an opening to the outside of the body (except for joint cavities, which have a synovial membrane); serosa.


  2. Eccrine glandfound all over the body, they produce sweat, important in part of the body's heat-regulating equipment. Supplied with nerve endings that cause them to secrete sweat when the external temperature or body temperature is high.


  3. Synovial membranemembrane that lines the fibrous capsule of a synovial joint.


  4. Keratinthe dark pigment synthesized by melanocytes responsible for skin color.


  5. Hair folliclea smooth muscle attached to hair follicles that causes "goose bumps" to appear on the skin when contracted