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Integumentary Skin

Integumentary skin,gland,hair, nails
Epidermis outer layer of skin stratifed squamous epithelium keratin
Keratin tough water repellent of protein
Dermis inner layer dense conn tissue is thick and deep contains both collagenous and elastic fibers contains nerves(sensory receptors)that detect change in the environment
Striae stretch marks, located in the dermis
Subcutaneous layer underlying structure that anchors the 2 layers. adipose layer is here
Dermis also known as Stratum Corium
Subcutaneous also known as hypodermis or superficial fascia
Skin Color is made up of genetic, physiologic, environmental
Melanin Dark pigment that is the basic skin color
Ablinism inability to produce Melanin
Cartoen Yellowish pigment
Epidermal Derivates Hair,Nails,Glands,Sebum, and sweat
hair nearly all body surfaces
Nails thin plates of dead skin
Glands (2 glands) Sebaceous: hair Sweat Glands: Secrete sebum
Sebum oily secretion
Sweat is known as Sudoriferous
2 types of sweat glands Merocrine Ceruminous
Merocrine sweat glands on the skin
2 types of Merocrine Merocrine:create sweat Apocrine: create body odor
Ceruminous are modified sweat glands that are found in the external auditory canal
cerumen oily,sticky substance
Functions of the Skin protection sensory reception regulation of body synthesis of Vitamin D
Burn tissue damage that results from heat, certain chemicals, radiation or electricity
Created by: AshleyRenay