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Human anatomy three

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What are the characteristics of the two major types of glands sebaceous and sudoriferous Sebaceous (oil) glands lubricate skin, cause acne, activate at puberty and open directly to skin Sudoriferous(sweat) glands: produce sweat, widely distributed throughout the skin
What is the difference between eccrine and apocrine sweat glands Eccrine produces sweat, covers body surface and helps bacteria and wastes leave Aprocrine in armpits and groin and empty into hair follicles, start at puberty, smelly, milky, and yellow
Why are there different types of colors of hair within the human population Melanocytes provide pregnant for hair color
Describe why burns are dangerous to your overall health Immune system depression, loss of body fluids, invasion of bacteria, kidney shock, electrolyte imbalance, dehydration
Classified Burns in regards to degree of damage 1st°: only epidermis is damaged red and swollen 2nd°: epidermis/epidermis damaged, red and blistered 3rd°: destroys entire skin layer, burn area is painless, requires skin graphs, gray/black/white
Distinguish between the types of skin cancer Basal cell carcinoma: common, slow-growing, sun exposed areas. Savamous cell carcinoma: Grows quick, sun induced, scaly and red. Malignant melanoma: most deadly, caused by damage to DNA, spread to lymph nodes and blood vessels quickly
 

 



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