Integumentary System and Body Membranes

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The Pleura and Peritoneum are both examples of what body membrane?
Serous
The skin is an example of what body membrane?
Cutaneous
The Respiratory tract, Urinary tract, and lines that the body surfaces open directly to the exterior are all examples of what body membrane?
Mucous (Tubes)
What Body membrane contains no epithelium and lines joint spaces?
Synovial (Connective Tissue)
The skin is the primary organ
integumentary system
Outermost Layer of skin
Epidermis
Deeper of the two layers of skin
Dermis
Hypodermis
Subcutaneous
Composed of dermis and epidermis
Cutaneous membrane
Protective protein
Keratin
Blue-gray color of skin resulting from a decrease in oxygen
Cyanosis
Parallel rows of tiny bumps
Dermal papillae
Brown pigment
Melanin
Outer layer of the epidermis
Stratum corneum
The three most important functions of the skin are?
Protection, Temperature regulation and sense
What prevents the suns ultraviolet rays to penetrate the interior of the body?
Melanin
The hair of a newborn infant is?
Lunguo
Hair growth begins from from a small cap-shaped cluster of cells called?
Hair Papillae
The nail body nearest the root has a crescent-shaped white area known as the "little moon" or what?
Lunula
What muscles produce "goose pimples"
Arector pilli
Meissners corpuscle is generally located rather close to the skin's surface and is capable of detecting sensation of?
Light Touch
The most numerous, important, and widespread sweat glands in the body are the what sweat glands
Eccrine
The what sweat glands are found primarily in the axilla and in the pigmented skin areas around the genitals
Apocrine
What has been described as "nature's skin cream"
Sebum
Oil Gland
Sebaceous
Sweat Gland
Sudoriferous
Cushion like sac found between moving body parts
Bursa
Brown Pigment
Melanin
Forms the lining of serous body cavity
Parietal
Bluish gray color of skin due to decreased oxygen
Cynanosis
tough waterproof substance that protects body from excess fluid loss
Keratin
Goose pimples
Arrectorpili
Covers the surface of organs found in serous body cavities
Visceral
Membrane that lines joint spaces
Skin
inflammation of the serous membrane that lines the chest and covers the lungs
Pleurisy
Deeper of the two primary skin layers
Dermis
The type of membrane that lines body cavities that open directly to the exterior is known as:
Mucou
The dermis is the:
Outermost layer of skin
The upper region of the dermis is characterized by parallel rows of tiny bumps known as:
Dermal papillae
One of nature's most unique proteins provides cells with an abrasion-resistant and protective quality. It is known as:
Keratin
If blood oxygen levels decrease or if actual blood flow is reduced dramatically, a condition known as ______ occurs
Cyanosis
The hair papilla is nourished by the:
dermal blood vessel
Krause's end bulbs detect sensations of:
Low-Frequency vibration
The "Little Moon" of your nail is the:
lunula
Which sweat glands are the most numerous and are, with few exceptions, distributed over the total body surface?
Eccrine
Because it prevents drying and cracking, this secretion is sometimes referred to as "natures skin cream." It is more commonly called:
Sebum
Cutaneous membrane
Skin
Visceral pleura
Serous membrane
Pleurisy
inflammation of the pleura
muscous membranes
Lines respiratory tract
Synovial membrane
Bursae
Subcutaneous tissue (fatty tissue)
Hypodermis
Lanugo
Soft, newborn hair
arrector pili
goose bumps
Meissner's corpuscles
light touch
Apocrine
Sweat glands
The most common type of skin cancer is?
basal cell
The most serious form of cancer is?
Melanoma
pleurisy is a painful condition of the serous membrane that lines what?
Chest Cavity
The synovial membranes line spaces between?
joints
first-and-second degree burns are called?
partial thickness burns
A typical sunburn may be classified as a ____ burn.
First-degree burn
Blisters are a typical of a ____ burn.
second degree
a burn that is insensitive to pain immediately after injury because of the destruction of nerve endings is most likely a(n) ___________ burn
third-degree
Apocrine glands are found primarily in the?
Axilla
The most numerous of the skin glands are the?
sudoriferous