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the typw of burn that involvesinjury to the epidermis and the upper region of the dermis and is red, blistered, and painful is termed as a ______ degree
the skin that covers the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet has a layer of the epidermis seen more easily than in other areas of the skin. this layer is the strarum ________
the part of the hair that projects from the surface of the scalp or skin is called the _____________
the glands that produce a mixture of oily substances and fragmented cells are ______
the seous membrane that covers the external surface of both lungs is called the ____
tiny muscles attached to hair follicles that pull the hair upright during fright or cold are called _____
When an individual is exposed to extremely low air temperatures, the vasculature of the skin will dilate so that blodd will flush into skin capillary beds and the heart will be dissipated. (T/F)
the pinkish hue of healthy individuals with fair skin is the result of the crimson color of oxygenated hemoglobin circulating in the dermal capillaries and reflecting through the dermis. (T/F)
collagen is found in large amounts in the outermost layer of the epidermal cells of a hair (T/F)
the thickened, proximal area of the nail is called the nail matrix, and it is responsible for nail growth (T/F)
the reason that the nail bed appears pink is the presence of a large number of melanocytes in the underlying dermis (T/F)
Joe just burned his hand on a hot pot. A blister forms and the burn is painfuls; Joe's burn would best be described as a third degree burn. (T/F)
although you get wet while swimming, a tough protein within the skin prevents is from soaking up moisture like a sponge, this substance is
which layer insulates deeper tissues from extreme temperature changes that occur outside the body
subcutaneous connective tissue
the "tanning" effect that occurs when a person is exposed to the sun is somewhat protective due to
increased production of melanin that helps to block ultraviolet light
nutrients reach the surface of the skin (epidermis) through the process of:
diffusing through the tissue fluid from blood vessels in the dermis
which of the following is NOT a true statement about the papillary layer of the dermis
it is the deepest layer of the skin
the secretions of the eccrin glands are
99% water, sodium chloride, and trace amounts of wastes, lactic acid, and vitamin C
a physician estimates the volume of fluid lost in a severly burned patient by
using the "rule of nines"
which of the following is an indication of melanoma
a pigmented spot that contains areas of different colors
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