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Anatomy Skin

Anatomy Skin Terms

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integumentary largest organ of the body otherwise known as skin
epidermis stratified squamous with keratin layer, sweat pores & hair shafts
dermis layer of skin just below the epidermis that contains sweat, sebaceous glands as well as nerves, blood vessels and hair follicles
hypodermis bottom layer of skin; fatty layer, arterioles & venules found here
sebaceous glands oil glands found in dermal layer of skin
cutaneous membrane waterproof & protective membrane found on skin
mucus membrane lines the body cavities that open to the exterior; protective; lubricating secretions
serous membrane lines cavities closed to exterior (except joints); protection, fluid allows membranes to slide over each other
synovial membrane lines fibrous capsules lining joints; cushions organs as they move against each other
anagen mature hair follicle; growth phase
catagen transitional stage of hair follicle between growth & resting (falling out) stage
telogen "resting stage" of hair follicle; hair eventually falls out from this stage
epithelial cells cell that line the cavities of the body
squamous epithelial cells tile shaped epithelial cells found in alveoli & capillaries
cuboidal epithelial cells cube shaped epithelial cells; gland and their ducts; forms the walls of kidneys & ovaries
columnar epithelial cells tall, column shaped epithelial cells; goblet cells (produce lubricating mucus); line the length of the digestive system from stomach to anus
stratified epithelial cells 2 or more layers of epithelial cells; provides a more durable layer
1st degree burn skin is red and irritated; epidermis only affected
2nd degree burn affected area dips to dermal layer; blistering may occur; scarring may occur
3rd degree burn nerve damage; may be no pain due to severe nerve damage at site of burn; grafts usually required; scars usually result
malignant cancerous
benign noncancerous
Created by: jgarrisi