Integumentary System and Body Membranes
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The Pleura and Peritoneum are both examples of what body membrane?
The skin is an example of what body membrane?
The Respiratory tract, Urinary tract, and lines that the body surfaces open directly to the exterior are all examples of what body membrane?
What Body membrane contains no epithelium and lines joint spaces?
Synovial (Connective Tissue)
The skin is the primary organ
Outermost Layer of skin
Deeper of the two layers of skin
Composed of dermis and epidermis
Blue-gray color of skin resulting from a decrease in oxygen
Parallel rows of tiny bumps
Outer layer of the epidermis
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?
The hair of a newborn infant is?
Hair growth begins from from a small cap-shaped cluster of cells called?
The nail body nearest the root has a crescent-shaped white area known as the "little moon" or what?
What muscles produce "goose pimples"
Meissners corpuscle is generally located rather close to the skin's surface and is capable of detecting sensation of?
The most numerous, important, and widespread sweat glands in the body are the what sweat glands
The what sweat glands are found primarily in the axilla and in the pigmented skin areas around the genitals
What has been described as "nature's skin cream"
Cushion like sac found between moving body parts
Forms the lining of serous body cavity
Bluish gray color of skin due to decreased oxygen
tough waterproof substance that protects body from excess fluid loss
Covers the surface of organs found in serous body cavities
Membrane that lines joint spaces
inflammation of the serous membrane that lines the chest and covers the lungs
Deeper of the two primary skin layers
The type of membrane that lines body cavities that open directly to the exterior is known as:
The dermis is the:
Outermost layer of skin
The upper region of the dermis is characterized by parallel rows of tiny bumps known as:
One of nature's most unique proteins provides cells with an abrasion-resistant and protective quality. It is known as:
If blood oxygen levels decrease or if actual blood flow is reduced dramatically, a condition known as ______ occurs
The hair papilla is nourished by the:
dermal blood vessel
Krause's end bulbs detect sensations of:
The "Little Moon" of your nail is the:
Which sweat glands are the most numerous and are, with few exceptions, distributed over the total body surface?
Because it prevents drying and cracking, this secretion is sometimes referred to as "natures skin cream." It is more commonly called:
inflammation of the pleura
Lines respiratory tract
Subcutaneous tissue (fatty tissue)
Soft, newborn hair
The most common type of skin cancer is?
The most serious form of cancer is?
pleurisy is a painful condition of the serous membrane that lines what?
The synovial membranes line spaces between?
first-and-second degree burns are called?
partial thickness burns
A typical sunburn may be classified as a ____ burn.
Blisters are a typical of a ____ burn.
a burn that is insensitive to pain immediately after injury because of the destruction of nerve endings is most likely a(n) ___________ burn
Apocrine glands are found primarily in the?
The most numerous of the skin glands are the?
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