Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Integumentary test

review for integumentary system test

A branch of science dealing with the skin, its structures, functions, and diseases dermatology
relating to the sense of touch tactile
the dark brown or black pigment that gives color to hair and skin melanin
an extremely tough protein substance in hair, nails, and horny tissue keratin
a fatty oil secretion of the sebaceous glands of the skin sebum
wax-like soft brown secretion found in the external ear canal cerumen
the largest organ of the body skin
contains nerve endings for 5 types of sensations dermis
layer of the epidermis found only on the palms and soles stratum lucidum
layer of the epidermis where cells die and granules are present in the cytoplasm stratum granulosum
bottom layer of the epidermis where columnar shaped cells undergo mitosis continually to make new cells and to push old ones upward stratum germinativum
which layer of the dermis forms a network of interlacing cells and fibers? reticular
which layer of the dermis lies above the reticular layer and is elevated into tiny projections? papillary
the small bands of involuntary muscles surrounding the hair follicles are called ___ muscles erector pilli
Which part of the hair is visible? shaft
the hair root is imbedded in the ___? dermis
paronychia is a ___? hangnail
the erector muscle is not an ___ to the skin accessory
under the nail is the ___ area subungal
ceruminous glands are located in the ___ ear canal exterior
a single square inch on the palm of the hand contains 3000 ___ sweat glands
infection and inflammation of sebaceous glands is ___ acne
the sudden appearance of raised patches which are usually redder that the surrounding skin, often accompanied by severe itching, and usually caused by allergic reation, infection, or stress hives
a cleft in the skin is a ___ fissure
another name for a blister is ___? vesicle
a sac which contains any fluid-like substance besides pus cyst
a amall node which is solid and irregular in form nodule
an elevation filled with pus pustule
uticaria is another name for ___ hives
loss of substance in a cutaneous surface is an ___ ulcer
a wart is an infection by a apecific ___ virus
under the skin is ___ hypodermic
the upper portion of the dermis has many finger-like projections called ___ papillae
a cavity formed in disintegrating tissue in which pus forms is an ___ abcess
an example of a 1st degree burn is a ___ sunburn
a lesion containing melanocytes is a ___ nevus
the most common type of skin cancer is ___ carcinoma basal cell
a 3rd degree burn involves portions of the epidermis, dermis, and ___ subcutaneous tissue
itching of the skin where there is no visible lesion is ___ pruritus
a viral disease characterized by painful blisters along certain pathways shingles
the integementary system functions to produce ___ vitamin D
phthirius is a disease caused by blood sucking ___ lice
a corn is similar to a ___ callous
skin has approx 2-3 million ___ sweat glands
the epidermis is called the ___ false skin
the dermis is called the ___ true skin
Created by: bellajerrent429