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Chap 5 Integumentary

Chap 5 Integumentary System

Outermost layer of skin Epidermis
Loss of cells from the surface of tissue, such as the skin. Exfoliation
Sac or cavity, such as the ovarian follicle or hair follicle Follicle
Skin Integument
Protein that thickens and protects the skin; makes up hair and nails. Keratin
Half moon shaped part of the nail. Lanula
Dark pigment found in the skin, hair, parts of the eye and certain parts of the brain. Melanin
cell that produces melanin. Melanocyte
elevations, ridges on your fingers. (small nipplelike projection or elevation.) Papilla
Fibrous connective tissue that replaces normal tissues destroyed by injury or disease;cicatrix Scar
sac-like structure Sebaceous
Oily secretion that lubricates the skin Sebum
a layer Stratum
Under the skin Subcutaneous
Producing sweat; referring to the sweat glands. Sudoriferous
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