Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Ch. 5 - Review

Q & A - Skin Pigmentation

What is the primary function of melanin in the human body? Protects the body from harmful ultraviolet radiation that is present in sunlight.
What cell produces melanin? Melanocytes
What color is melanin? Brown-Black
What color is Carotene? Yellow
Why does the body need Carotene? Is used to produce Vitamin A.
Where is Carotene stored? Stratum Cornum and Dermis.
What color is Hemoglobin? Red
Where is Hemoglobin found within the skin? Red Blood Cells
What is Hemoglobins important function in the body? Carries Oxygen
Where do sebaceous glands (oil glands) deposit there secretions? Into hair follicle.
Created by: Jamiew0282