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A needle would pierce the skin of the forearm in which order?
1) stratum basale
2) stratum granulosum
3) stratum spinosum
4) stratum corneum
5) stratum lucidum
4, 2, 3, 1
Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light causes the skin to darken by stimulating the production of:
Glands usually associated the skin of the genitals and the axillary region are known as
Hair, nails, and the outer layer of the skin are made mostly of a tough waterproof protein called
The different layers of the epidermis have one feature in common. This feature is the:
absence of blood vessels
When assessing the extent of burns on the body using the rule of nines, the anterior and posterior trunk represents about what percentage of the body?
When you scratch your skin, what comes off as white flakes are mostly cells from the stratum:
The dermis is abundantly supplied with _______ which play a role in maintaining body temperature homeostasis
The epidermis and dermis are normally firmly connected together. However a burn or friction may cause these layers to separate which results in a:
The layer of the skin that is made of stratified squamous epithelium is called the _______.
There are two types of sweat glands (also called sudoriferous glands) these are _______ and _______.
What chronic condition is characterized by reddened epidermal lesions covered with dry, silvery scales?
What kind of membranes line body cavities that, except for the dorsal body cavity and joint capsules, do not open to the outside of the body?
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