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get larger dilate
get smaller constrict
sudoriferous sweat glands
sebaceous oil glands, not on palms/soles of feet, secretes sebum
Alopecia permanent hair loss
what hair is made of keratin
hair grows from follicle
hair projects from skin shaft
hair embedded in skin; determines whether hair is straight or curly root
melanin color brown/black
carotene color red/yellow
ceruminous glands apocrine gland, located in outer ear, secretes earwax, cerum
erythema reddish color, caused by burns/congestion of blood vessels
jaundice yellow discoloration, caused by bile in blood
cyanosis blusish skin, insufficient 02; heart, lung, circulatory ds
macules flat spots
papules firm raised
vesicles blisters, fluid filled
pustules pus filled
crusts dried pus/blood
wheals itchy elevated w/irregular shapes (insect bites/hives)
ulcer deep loss of skin surface
describe nails keratinized/dead epidermal cells
where do nails grow under the lunula of nail bed
UV rays help skin produce Vitamin D
topical medication transdermal meds
where is adipose tissue subcutaneous fascia
skin temporarily stores fat, glucose, water, vitamins, salt
sensory perception responds to pain, pressure, temperature, touch
functions of skin barrier to sun, invasion of pathogens, holds moisture
AKA epidermis germinativum/stratum
basale makes new skin cells to replace old cells
stratum corneum outermost/ top layer that is shed constantly
dermis (corium/ true skin), tough, leathery fibrous connective tissue; only part vascularized
subcutaneous (hypodermis) superficial fascia; mostly fat, insulates & absorbs shock, anchors skin
Created by: matthewmango