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Q1 Anatomy

The Integumentary System

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The largest organ of the human body Skin
Stratified squamous epithelial tissue of the integumentary system Epidermis
Connective tissue of the integumentary system Dermis
The tissue that lies deep to the dermis and is not considered part of the skin Hypodermis
Superficial fascia Hypodermis
The functions of the skin (4) Cushions deep organs, Protects body from injury, Acts as a mini excretory system, Screens out UV rays
The cell that produces keratin, Most abundant type Keratinocytes
The cell that produces melanin Melanocytes
The cell that is associated with sensory nerve endings Merkel Cells
The cell of the immune system that uses endocytosis to take up foreign proteins that have invaded the epidermis Langerhans Cells
The cell that produces collagen Fibroblasts
The layers of the dermis (2) Papillary and Reticular
Pigment that ranges from yellow to reddish brown to black Melanin
Yellow pigment Carotene
Red pigment Hemoglobin
One of the two chief parts of hair, Embedded in the skin Root
One of the two chief parts of hair, Projects above the skin's surface Shaft
Glands that secrete sebum Sebaceous Glands
Process by which an entire cell breaks up to form product Holocrine Secretion
Glands that secrete sweat Sudoriferous Glands
Types of sweat glands (2) Eccrine and Apocrine
The sweat gland that produces "true sweat" Eccrine Gland
The sweat gland that is confined to the axxillary, anal and genital areas Apocrine Gland
Modified sweat glands (2) Mammary and Ceruminous
Severity of burn in which the epidermis is damaged First Degree Burn
Severity of burn in which the upper part of dermis and epidermis is damaged Second Degree Burn
Severity of burn in which the entirety of the skin is damaged Third Degree Burn
Created by: amber.whalen