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A&P1 exam2

Chapters five through seven

Chapter 5 What is the Integumentary system composed of? Hair, skin, nails, oil, sweat glands and receptors.
What are some functions of the integumentary system? regulate body temperature, store blood, protect body from external environment, detect sensations, secrete and absorb substances, and synthesize vitamin D.
What TWO parts does the skin consist of? EPIDERMIS and DERMIS
What type of tissue is the epidermis composed of? Epithelial
What type of tissue is the dermis composed of? Connective
What is the subcutaneous layer ? (hypodermis) It is a layer deep to the skin, but it is NOT part of the skin.
What does the subcutaneous layer do for the skin? It serves as a fat depot and supplies blood to it.
What two tissues compose the subcutaneous layer? Adipose and areolar
What four types of cells compose the epidermis? keratinocytes, melanocytes, langerhans and merkel
What is the deepest layer of the epidermis? Stratum Basale
Created by: gisele1993



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