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ch5 dr jolley

chapter 5

Integumentary system Consists of skin
many different tissues make it an organ
Skin has how many layers two layers
What are the name or the layers Epidermis and dermis
Epidermis Outer layer
Stratum germinativum innermost layer
Stratum corneum horny hard outermost layer
Langerhans cells phagocytize foreign material
melanocytes produce pigment protein melanin
Dermis inner layer
papillary layer uneven junction between dermis and epidermis
Nail follicles fingernails and toenails
receptors provide info about the environment to the CNS
Glands within the dermis, but made of epithelial tissue
ceruminous in the ear canal, outitory canal
Sweat has two types apocrine and eccrine
Apocrine axilla and pubic areas
Eccrine most abundant on face, palms, and soles
Aterioles small arteries
Vasodilation increase blood flow to surface
Vasoconstriction decrease blood flow to surface
Subcutaneous tissue connective tissue membrane
Functions of Subcutaneous tissue connects skin to muscle, provides immunity from WBC's
Aging how it happens decreases fibroblastic activity, glands become less active, hair follicles die
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