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Chapter 5 Integumentary System Practice Test
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An injection is administered through the skin using a hypodermic needle. Identify the first integumentary structure through which the needle will pass.
Sebaceous glands are located in all of the following areas EXCEPT the __________.
palms and soles
Sebaceous glands belong to which of the following classes?
simple branched alveolar
Terminal hair is located in all of the following areas EXCEPT the __________.
body hair females
The reticular layer of the dermis is composed of which tissue type?
dense irregular connective tissue
The epidermis is composed of which of the following tissues?
keratinized stratified squamous epithelial tissue
What is the primary function of melanin?
to provide protection against the sun's UV rays
Which of the following is the correct sequence of epidermal layers of thick skin, from deep to superficial?
stratum basale, stratum spinosum, stratum granulosum, stratum lucidum, and stratum corneum
Adipose tissue is concentrated in which of the following layers?
Which of the following cells would NOT be present in the dermis?
Which of the following epidermal components possess(es) a waterproofing glycolipid that functions in preventing water loss?
Which integumentary gland is believed to function as a sexual scent gland?
apocrine sudoriferous gland
What is the only pigment synthesized in the skin?
Which of the following is NOT strictly a component of the integumentary system?
Which of the following is NOT a function of the skin?
respiratory gas exchange
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