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Review of the vocab dealing with skin and membranes

another name for skin cutaneous membrane
membrane type that lines all body cavities not open to the exterior serous
system made up of the skin and its accessory organs integumentary
membrane type that lines all body cavities open to the exterior mucous
top layer of skin, made of 5 or 6 sublayers epidermis
bottom true layer of skin, made of 2 sublayers, lots of connective tissue, glands, nerve endings, blood vessel dermis
layer of epidermis that touches the basement membrane, cells look more cuboidal than squamous, active cell division stratum germinativum
membane type that does not contain epithelium, lines joint cavities synovial
cells in this layer of the epidermis show characteristic spiny connections to each other, located below the stratum granulosum stratum spinosum
cells found in the bottom layer of the epidermis that produce pigment and are responsible for skin color melanocytes
epidermal cell layer in which the cells are dying and look like they are mostly granules stratum granulosum
muscle found connected to the hair follicle, when it contracts it causes the hair to stand up (goosebumps) arrector pili
clear looking layer of the epidermis only found in thick skin stratum lucidum
outermost layer of a hair when observed in cross section cuticle
top layer of epidermis, contains only dead keratinized cells that lack nuclei, looks flakey stratum corneum
part of the hair that sticks up above the surface of the skin shaft
type of skin found on the palms of the hands and soles of feet, lacks hair follicles thick
tissue found under the dermis of the skin, contains muscles and adipose, not considered a true layer of skin subcutaneous
part of a hair that is encased in the follicle below the surface of the skin root
gland type that is associated with hair follicles, secrete an oily substance that keeps the hair and skin from drying out sebaceous
base of the nail plate that looks like a white half moon lunula
glands that help with regulating body temperature, secrete mostly water but also a little salt and urea eccrine
surface of the skin under the nail nail bed
gland type that first become active during puberty, secrete water, salt, urea and also some fatty acids which bacteria really enjoy apocrine
innermost part of the hair when viewed in cross section medulla
Created by: abolvin