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Skin and Derivatives

The integument, MHPP

The integumentary system is composed of (5) the integument(skin) its derivatives(hairs, sweat glands, oil glands)
Skin provides protection to the body
The skin is composed of what three parts -the epidermis -dermis (contains CT) -Hypodermis (subcutaneous layer)
What are the five layers of the epidermis? -stratum corneum -stratum lucidum -stratum granulosum -stratum spinosum stratum basale/ germinativum
Dermis contains fibres of collagen together w/ various kinds of cells
what is the most superficial region of the dermis? papillary region w/ finger like projections in the epidermis
what is the remainder of the dermis called dermal layer
within the dermal layer is sebaceous glands connected to the hair folicle
sebum secretion of an oily substance
Glands in the dermis sweat glands or sudoriferous glands
sweat glands deliver sweat to sweat gland ducts which lead to sweat gland pores
sweat preforms an excretory function by delivering metabolic waste products to the skin surface for removal also regulates body temp
Hairs epidermal growwths distributed in varrying amounts and textures throughout the body
what is the superficial part of the hair the shaft projecting above the body surface
the root is the portion penatrating into the dermis
the root of the hair is covered in the root sheath, which is a continuation of the epidermis
what is at the base of the hair follicle? enlarged hair bulb
Created by: Ezmeralda