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Integumentary System


Two Major layers of the skin Epidermis and Dermis
Outer layer, cells died, strantum corneum Epidermis
Inner layer, Mitosis, Strantum germinative Dermis
Helps prevent evaporation, loss of water, barrier from pathogens and chemicals Strantum corneum
mitosis takes place Stratum Germinative
We get our skin color from ______ Melanin
Melanin is found in Melanocytes
The more melanin we produce determines our Skin, Hair, eye color
Every one has the same number of ____ some just produce more Melanin Melanocytes
Dermis Accessory Structure Hair Follicles, Nails Follicles, Receptors
Base of hair root ____takes place Mitosis
Hair shaft is made up of Dead Keratinized cells
Base nail root ___takes place Mitosis
Nail body is made up of what dead Keratinized cells
Contains living and dead epidermis and dermis Nail bed
Protects are fingers and toes from Mechanical injury Nails
Receptors are found it the Dermis
Two type of receptors are Free nerve endings, Encapsulated nerve endings
Receptors are the Cutaneous Senses
Heat,cold,pain, and itch are which receptor Free nerve endings
Pressure and touch are which receptor Encapsulated nerve endings
The Dermis has what glands Sebaceous,Ceruminous,Sweat
Secrets Sebum, sebum inhibits bacteria growth to help maintain moisture in hair and skin Sebaceous Gland
Secrets Cerumen, Keeps outer ear pliable and protects ear from drying out Ceruminous Gland
Name Two sweat glands Apocrine,Eccrine
Is where are sent comes from in the armpits and genital area Apocrine Gland
Is a watery sweat temperature regulator found in the forehead, above lip, hand, soles of feet Eccrine Gland
Subcutaneous Tissue is Superficial Fascia
Contains many WBC- mass cells release histamine Areolar Connective Tissue
Energy storage,cushions, insulates,appetite, insulin, Produces Cytokines that activate WBC Adipose Connective Tissue
Where is Subcutaneous tissue found Areolar,Adipose
Created by: Alechia1



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