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Integumentary System

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Bacteria and dirt and can build and block the glad. This causes Pimples Acne
condition that occurs when persons with normal numbers of melanocytes do not produce melanin Albinism
sweat glands that do not become functional until adolescence Apocrine glands
a malignant melanoma that originates in the stratum basale. This is most common in skin cancer Basal cell carcinoma
The skin is also called___________. it is composed of epithelium or epidermis. cutaneous membrane
a portion of stratum corneum extended over the nail cuticle
When blood supplies lose oxygen for long periods the blood becomes darker red but the skin takes a bluish color. cyanosis
the outermost layer of skin epdermis
As sweat evaporates from the skin in hot temperatures it has a cooling effect. evaporative cooling
as persons age the pigment production sows and stops resulting in______. gray hair
a shaft of dead cells produced and extending from an organ called a hair follicle or root hair
lies deep to the epidermis and is not always considerd to be a skin layer hypodermis
the white crescent called_________ where blood vessels are found. lunula
are present throughout a lifetime. these are found in the greatest numbers of humans. they are scattered all over the body even on the sole of feet and palms of hands merocrine glands
________ are composed of a dense mass of dead keratinized cells. found on the dorsal ends of fingers and toes and function in protection from mechanical stress. Nails
the _______ is named for the papillae found here. it has a blood and nerve supply. papillary layere
the ____ is deep to the papillary layer. this layer contains the protein fibers: elastic fibers and collagen fibers reticular layer
oil glands that produce an oily secretion called_______ sebum
malignant melanoma that originates in the more superficial layers of the epidermis. spuamos cell carcinoma
the skin is divided into layers called______ strata
Created by: brandon_kyle10