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Chapter 6 Questions

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Functions of the skin include ____________. maintains homeostasis, and provides protection
The epidermis is composed of layers of __________ tissue. stratified squamous epithelium
Distinguish between the epidermis and the dermis. epidermis is top layer of skin, dermis is lower layer
Explain what happens to epidermal cells as they undergo keratinization. they are hardening, as they move to the surface, they die and slough off
Describe the function of melanocytes. melanocytes produce pigment which gives your skin color
Describe how nails are formed. epithelial cells move and become extremely keratinized and very hard
Distinguish between a hair and hair follicle. a hair is formed and planted in the hair follicle
Explain the function of sebaceous glands. they keep hair soft, pliable, waterproof by producing and secreting sebum
The sweat glands that respond to elevated body temperature and are commonly found on the forehead, neck, and back are ___________ glands. eccrine glands
radiation heat moves from body directly into molecules of cooler objects in contact with its surface
conduction heat rays escape from warmer surfaces to cooler surroundings
convection continuous circulation of air over a warm surface
evaporation fluid changes from liquid to gas
Distinguish among first, second, and third degree burns. first) short healing period; superficial partial thickness second) deep partial thickness third) full thickness burn
Describe possible treatments for a third-degree burn. autograft: skin from your body; allograft: skin from cadaveur
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