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Pharmacology

EYES EARS SKIN Basic Structure of Skin

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The basic structure of the skin consist of Epidermis and Dermis
_______will be the first clue to tell you something is going wrong and not agreeing on what you just took. Skin rash
It takes____ days to regenerate new skin 30 days
Keratin- is what makes skin ______ Impermeable
What are the 3 layers of the skin from outer to inner. 1. Epidermis 2. Dermis 3. Subcutaneous
_____ gives the skin its tough protective seal Keratin
_____ forms a barrier that repels bacteria and foreign matter Keratin
____ is found in hair, horns, nails, claws, hooves, Keratin
Most of ________ is found in sides of feet and plasm of the hands Keratin
Melanocytes are ___________ _within the ____ layers of the ______> Specialized cells; deeper layers; epidermis
What do melanocytes secrete? Dark pigment melanin in the dermis from the suns ultraviolet UV rays
___ determine the overall pigment of skin Melanocytes
What is the first function of the skin? Be a physical barrier
What is the second function of the skin? Detect sensations
What is the third function of the skin? Regulate the body temperature
What is the fourth function of the skin? Source vitamin D ( @ 10 minutes /day)
What is the fifth function of the skin? Excretes H2), NA, CL, anerobic lactate, urea
What is the sixth function of the skin? Inhibit growth of many microorganisms.
Created by: jwhite223