Flashcards in 7 - Integumentary System Deck (78)
Which condition could be caused by consuming too much carotene?
Orange-tinted appearance of the skin
The study of the skin and its pathology is called ____
The sebaceous glands form ______
The skin aids in the synthesis of _____
Which structure forms prespiration?
The ____ is the most superficial layer of skin.
_____ is caused by a lack of oxygen in the blood.
A pigment produced in the skin that gives skin color is ______
Candida Albicans is a _______
Skin that has hardened is ________
Tactile cells are also known as ______
______ makes the skin waterproof.
A ___ is a large blister.
Goose bumps are caused by the ______
____ is a contagious condition and a contraindication.
d. Seborrheic Keratosis
Hair and nails; also known as dermal appendages.
A type of gland that develops along the hair follicles and starts secreting at the onset of puberty. It produces odorless sweat, which supports the growth of bacteria; bacteria in sweat create body odor.
Apocrine sweat gland
The precursor to vitamin A.
A protein in connective tissue that gives the skin strength and flexibility.
An inflammation of the skin.
A disorder of the skin involving lesions or eruptions, in which there is usually no inflammation.
The deeper connective tissue layer of the skin; the thick skin.
A gland in the skin that extracts material from blood to form excretions.
A coiled tubular gland found all over the body that produces sweat directly onto the skin.
Eccrine sweat gland
A protein in connective tissue that gives skin it's elastic properties.
A peripheral end of a sensory nerve with filaments that end freely in the tissue
Free nerve ending
A tube-shaped depression in the dermis; extends to the hypodermis and gives rise to keratinized epidermal cells, or hair.
A protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen.
The deepest (or subcutaneous) layer of the skin; includes areole and adipose tissue