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HESI: SKIN

TermDefinition
Most superficial layer of Integument EPIDERMIS
Layer of skin that rests on the subcu. tissue that connects the skin to superficial muscles. DERMIS
Name the layers of the epidermis from the outer layer to the inner layer: Stratum corneum, Stratum Lucidum, Stratum granulosum, Stratum Spinosum, Stratum Germinativum
STRATUM GERMINATIVUM STRATUM BASALE
Layer of epidermis where mitosis occurs STRATUM GERMINATIVUM
Protein pigment that protects against the suns radiation MELANIN
The layer of skin composed of fibrous connective tissue with blood vessels, sensory nerve endings, hair follicles & glands. DERMIS
Two types of sweat glands ECCRINE & APOCRINE
Official Name for Sweat Glands SUDORIFEROUS GLANDS
Glands develop from epithelial sheets Endocrine (DUCTLESS); Exocrine (DUCTS)
glands that release secretions to skin surface Exocrine
2 groups of Exocrine Glands SWEAT glands & SEBACEOUS glands
oil glands SEBACEOUS
clear secretion that's water, salts, Vitamin C, traces of metabolic waste (ammonia, urea, uric acid) & lactic acid SWEAT
most numerous glands that prod sweat ECCRINE GLANDS
glands found in the axillary (arm pits) & genitals APOCRINE GLANDS
Created by: msxmas