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MBC20 STUDY GUIDE A

INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM

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WHAT IS THE OUTERMOST LAYER OF THE SKIN? THE EPIDERMIS
WHAT IS THE EPITHELIUM? IT COVERS THE EXTERNAL SURFACE OF THE BODY. IT INCLUDES THE MUCOUS MEMBRANES THAT LINE THE WALLS OF INTERNAL CAVITIES THAT CONNECT TO THE OUTSIDE OF THE BODY. THE DERMIS IS CATEGORIZED AS CONNECTIVE TISSUE.
WHAT IS THE DEEPEST LAYER OF THE EPIDERMIS CALLED? THE BASAL LAYER
WHAT IS THE MEDICAL TERM FOR A "BLACK CELL"? MELANOCYTES
IN WHICH LAYER OF SKIN IS THE SEBACEOUS GLAND FOUND? IN THE DERMIS
WHAT IS SEBUM? OIL
WHAT IS THE SPECIFIC AREA OF SKIN THAT SENDS SENSORY INFORMATION TO THE SPINAL CORD CALLED? DERMATOME
WHAT ARE THE ALLERGENS? CELLS FROM PLANTS AND ANIMAL SOURCES (FOOD, POLLEN, MOLDS, ANIMAL DANDER, DUST, CHEMICALS AND DRUGS).
WHY DOES WHITE HAIR IN OLDER PEOPLE OCCUR? MELANOCYTES STOP PRODUCING MELANINE.
THE CONSTANT SHEDDING OF DEAD SKIN CELLS IS KNOWN AS? EXFOLIATION
WHAT DO YOU CALL THE LARGE BLISTER THAT OCCUR AFTER A BURN? BULLAE
GIVE SOME EXAMPLES OF A NEVI? BIRTHMARK, MOLE, PORT-WINE STAIN
WHAT IS THE MEDICAL TERM FOR BLACKHEAD? COMEDO
IN THE PHRASE DECUBITUS ULCER, WHAT DOES DECUBITUS MEAN? PRESSURE SORE OR BED SORE
WHAT IS THE THICKEST LAYER OF THE SKIN? DERMIS
WHAT DOES THE PROCEDURE DEBRIDEMENT INVOLVE? REMOVAL OF NECROTIC TISSUE FROM A BURN, WOUND, OR ULCER.
EXPLAIN THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN AUTOGRAFT, ALLOGRAFT, AND XENOGRAFT? AUTOGRAPH; SKIN GRAFT TAKEN FROM ANOTHER PART OF THE PATIENTS OWN BODY (PERMANENT SKIN GRAFT). ALLOGRAFT; SKIN GRAFT TAKEN FROM A CADAVER. XENOGRAFT; SKIN GRAFT OR JUST THE DERMIS TAKEN FROM AN ANIMAL (PIG), TEMPORARY SKIN GRAFT.
A ----IS A REGULAR SCAR, BUT A ----IS AN ABNORMALLY LARGE SCAR (CAUSED BY OVER PRODUCTION OF COLLAGEN). CICATRIX, KELOID
SWEAT GLANDS ARE ALSO KNOWN AS? EXOCRINE GLANDS
WHAT IS ADIPOSE TISSUE? FAT OR ADIPOSE TISSUE
Created by: Lizbeth Romo