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Integumentary system


What is the integumentary system? It is the protective covering and first line of defense.
What is the layer of skin that makes new cells to replace old one? Germinativum/ Stratum Basale
What is the outter most/top layer of skin that is consdtantly sheding? Stratum Corneum
What is the tough leathery fibrous connective tissue, only part that is vascularized? Dermis
Whick part is mostly fat and it insulates and absorbs shock? Subcutaneous
Which function is a barrier to uv rays, invasion of pathogens, and holds mositure in and prevents deeper tissue dryness? Protection
Which function responds to pain, pressure, temperature, and touch? Sensory preception
Which function has blood vessels that help retain or lose heat? Body temperature regulation
What gets larger, or where excess heat excapes through skin? Dilate
Which gets smaller, or where heat is retained in body? Constricts
Which gland helps cool body through evaporation and perspiration? Sudiferious Gland
Which function has tissue for temporary storage and adipose tissue? Storage
Which function has certain substances that can be absorbed through skin? Absorption
Which function helps the body eliminate salt, waste, and excess water and heat with perspiration? Excreation
Which function has vitamin D that uses uv ray to form vitamin D that matures in liver? Production
Which accessorie organ has kertanized/ dead epidermal cells, grows under the lunula iof nail bed and cells are replaced if nail bed is healthy? Nails
Which accessorie organ is made of keratin and grows from hollow tubes called follicles? Hair
What is permanent hair loss called? Alopecia
Which accessorie organ is aka a sweat gland and the purpose is to regulate body temperature? Sudiferious Glands
What accessorie organ is located on the outter ear and secreates earwax and cerumen? Ceruminous Glands
What accessorie organ is locate all over the body and its function is to keep hair and skin from becoming dry and brittle? Sebacious Oil glands
What is produced in the epidermis by melanocytes and leads to black, brown, or yellow skin tint melanin
What is yellowish-red and helps determine skin color Carotene
What is the absence of color pigments? Albino
What is a reddish color that is caused by burns or congestion of blood vessels Erythema
What is a yellow discoloration that is caused by liver or gallbladder ds? Jaundice
What is a bluish skin color that is caused by insufficient oxygen, heart, lung, or circulatory ds? Cyanosis
What is a flat spot with freckles? Macules
What is a firm raised with pimples? Papules
What is a blister that is fluid filled? Vesicles
What is a pus filled? Pustules
What is dried pus and blood called? Crusts
What is itchy elevated with irregular shapes? Wheals
What is a deep loss of skin surface? Ulcer
What is the inflamation of sebacious glands that is an unkown cause, it has papules, pustules, and blackheads, and can be treated with antibiotics, ointment, or uv lights? Acne Vulgaris
What is a contagious fungal infection that has blisters and cracks and can be treated with antifungals? Athletes Foot
Which skin cancer of basal cells on epidemis, grows slowly and doesnt spread? Basal Cell Cancer
Which cell spreads quickly? Squamos cell
What is the most dangerous type of skin cancer that is black, pink, and multicolored? Melanoma
What is inflamation of the skin caused by an allergic reaction you have dry skin, erythema, itching, edema, and macular-papular rash? Dermatitis
What is a noncontagious inflammatory ds that is caused by an allegen or irritant and can be removed or you can apply cortcosteriods? Eczema
What is a highly contagious skin infection that is caused by strep or staph and can be washed with soap and water or antibiotics? Impetigo
What is a chronic skin ds that is hereditary linked and can be treated wit coal/tar or coritsone ointments? Psoriasis
What is a highly contagious ds that is caused by a fungal infection has a formation of a flat or raised circular area with a clear central area surrounded by itchy, scaly, crusty outter ring and can be treated with antifungals ringworm
What is caused by a viral infection of skin and can be removed with electricity, liquid nitrogen, chemically, or a laser? Verrucae(warts)
Created by: Talia1