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quiz 3: integumentary system

the two basic tissues of which the skin is composed are dense irregular connective tissue, which makes up the..
dermis and connective epithelium
the tough water-repellent protein found in the epidermal cells is called
the pigments melanin and ____ contribute to skin color
a localized concentration of melanin is referred to as a
what are four protective functions of the skin
1)Protection from physical objects
2) Temperature Regulation
3) Immunity
4) Sensation
What produces an accumulation of oily material that is known as a blackhead?
sebaceous glands
Tiny muscles attached to hair follicles that pull the hair upright during fright of cold are called what?
arrector pili
perspiration glands with a role in temperature control
sweat gland- eccrine
Sheath formed in both epithelial and connective tissues?
hair follicle
less numerous type of perspiration-producing gland; found mainly in the pubic and axillary regions
sweat gland- apocrine
Found everywhere on body except palms of hands and soles of feet?
primarily dead/keratinized cells
nail and hair
Nerve endings that respond to temperature and touch?
cutaneous receptors
secretes a lubricant for hair and skin
sweat gland- apocrine
Sports a lunula and a cuticle?