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Its skin

makes new skin cells to replace old cells Germinativum/Stratum Basale
outermost/top layer that is shed constantly – dead cells Stratum corneum
top most layer of skin Epidermis
Tough, Leathery Fibrous Connective Tissue; Only Part Vascularized (just below the epidermis) Dermis (corium/true skin)
Sebaceous glands aka ____ glands oil glands
Sudoriferous glands aka _____ glands sweat glands
Superficial Fascia; Mostly Fat (Insulate & Absorb Shock); Anchors Skin to Underlying Structures Subcutaneous (Hypodermis)
The skin function that responds to pain, pressure, temp (hot/cold) & touch Sensory Perception
______ vessels help retain or lose heat Blood vessels
to get larger (excess heat escapes through skin) Dilate
to get smaller (heat is retained in body) contrict
help cool body through evaporation of perspiration Sudoriferous glands
certain medications that can be absorbed through the skin transdermal meds.
The function that helps body eliminate salt, waste & excess water & heat with perspiration Excretion
What vitamin does the skin produce? Vitamin D
What does the skin need to produce Vitamin D? UV light
This are Keratinized/dead epidermal cells Nails
This is made of Keratin Hair
Permanate hair loss Alopecia
Part of the hair that projects from the skin Shaft
Part of the hair embedded in the skin; shape determines whether hair is straight or curly Root
This gives hair and skin color Pigment
The type of pigment that is brown or black melanin
The type of pigment that is red or yellow carotene
Sweat glands help to regulate the ________ of the body. Temperature
This glands help keep hair and skin from becoming dry and brittle; slows water loss during dry weather Sebaceous/Oil Glands
absence of color pigments Albino
bluish skin Cyanosis
yellow discoloration Jaundice
reddish color Erythema
flat spots = freckles Macules
firm raised = pimples Papules
blisters – fluid filled = chx pox Vesicles
pus filled = acne Pustules
dried pus/blood = scabs Crusts
itchy elevated with irreg. shapes = insect bites/hives Wheals
deep loss of skin surface Ulcer
inflammation of sebaceous glands Acne Vulgaris
fungal infection of the foot Athlete’s foot
This are types of _____ _______ Basal cell, Squamous cell, and Malignant melanoma Skin Cancer
inflammation of skin caused by an allergic reaction/irritant Dermatitis
noncontiguous disease caused by stress, diet, soaps or meds Eczema
contagious disease caused by strep or staph Impetigo
silver scales, no cure Psoriasis
fungal infection that appears as a ring shape Ringworm
Viral infection, large pustules Verrucae/Warts
Created by: t_rives



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