Appendages Of The Skin Flashcards Preview

theory > Appendages Of The Skin > Flashcards

Flashcards in Appendages Of The Skin Deck (30):
1

Hair nails glands sebaceous glands and sudoriferous glands are what?

Appendages of the skin

2

What are the functions of hair?

Temperature regulation
Protection
Transportation of substances
Sensation of touch

3

Hair is pulled by what to trap heat within the body when we get cold?

Arrector pili muscle

4

What is hair made up of?

Hard keratin

5

What is the structure of hair?

Follicular Ostia
Hair follicle
Hair bulb
Hair root
Hair shaft

6

What is the opening on the surface of the skin which the hair extends out of?

Follicular Ostia

7

Which Part of the hair found under the skin and anchors the hair to skin

Hair root

8

What is the hair follicle?

A tube like space within the skin where the hair is located

9

Which is the mitotic phase of the hair structure?

Hair bulb

10

The matrix of living mitotic cells that create the hair root

Hair bulb

11

What are the components of the hair shaft?

Cuticle
Cortex
Medulla

12

Hair that is found above the skin

Hair shaft

13

What is the medulla

The inner most layer of the hair shaft not present in all hairs

14

The outer scaly protective layer of the hair shaft

Cuticle

15

The middle layer of the hair shaft contains keratin and melanin

Cortez

16

When is the best time to wax?

Anagen

17

When is the bulb attached firmly to the dermal papillae

Anagen

18

What is the transitional phase and mitosis no longer occurs

Catagen

19

Also known as epithelial derivatives

Appendages of the skin

20

Hair moves up the follicle in preparation for shedding and the resting phase?

Telogen

21

What is lanugo hair?

Soft hair on a baby

22

Fine short soft and lightly colored hair and are found on the face and body of women and children

Vellus hair

23

Long course and dark hair

Terminal hair

24

What is the nail structure

Nail matrix
Lunula
Nail bed
Nail plate
Free edge
Cuticle

25

What gland produces and secretes sebum

Sebaceous glands

26

What are the two sudoriferous glands?

Apocrine gland
Eccrine gland

27

Which gland produces pheromones/body odor

Apocrine gland

28

Located in high friction areas like groin and underarm

Apocrine gland

29

Found all over the body

Eccrine glands

30

Cooling the body
Excretion of wastes
Which gland does this function?

Eccrine glands