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1

Which condition could be caused by consuming too much carotene?

Orange-tinted appearance of the skin

2

The study of the skin and its pathology is called ____

Dermatology

3

The sebaceous glands form ______

Oil

4

The skin aids in the synthesis of _____

Vitamin D

5

Which structure forms prespiration?

Sudiferous glands

6

The ____ is the most superficial layer of skin.

Epidermis

7

_____ is caused by a lack of oxygen in the blood.

Cyanosis

8

A pigment produced in the skin that gives skin color is ______

Melanin

9

Candida Albicans is a _______

Fungus

10

Skin that has hardened is ________

Scleroderma

11

Tactile cells are also known as ______

Merkel cells

12

______ makes the skin waterproof.

Keratin

13

A ___ is a large blister.

Bulla

14

Goose bumps are caused by the ______

Arrector pilli

15

____ is a contagious condition and a contraindication.
a. Rosacea
b. Alopecia
c. Scabies
d. Seborrheic Keratosis

Scabies

16

Hair and nails; also known as dermal appendages.

Accessory structures

17

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

18

The precursor to vitamin A.

Carotene

19

A protein in connective tissue that gives the skin strength and flexibility.

Collagen

20

An inflammation of the skin.

Dermatitis

21

A disorder of the skin involving lesions or eruptions, in which there is usually no inflammation.

Dermatosis

22

The deeper connective tissue layer of the skin; the thick skin.

Dermis

23

A gland in the skin that extracts material from blood to form excretions.

Duct gland

24

A coiled tubular gland found all over the body that produces sweat directly onto the skin.

Eccrine sweat gland

25

A protein in connective tissue that gives skin it's elastic properties.

Elastin

26

A peripheral end of a sensory nerve with filaments that end freely in the tissue

Free nerve ending

27

A tube-shaped depression in the dermis; extends to the hypodermis and gives rise to keratinized epidermal cells, or hair.

Hair follicle

28

A protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen.

Hemoglobin

29

The deepest (or subcutaneous) layer of the skin; includes areole and adipose tissue

Hypodermis

30

A type of nerve terminal found in the skin, the mouth, and eyelids; sensitive to cold.

Krause end bulb