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1

Which is the outermost layer of the epidermis?

A) Stratum basale
B) Stratum corneum
C) Stratum granulosum
D) Stratum lucidum
E) Stratum spinosum

B) Stratum corneum

2

Which layer of the epidermis contains melanocytes?

A) Stratum basale
B) Stratum corneum
C) Stratum granulosum
D) Stratum lucidum
E) Stratum spinosum

A) Stratum Basale

3

Which layer of the epidermis contains visible desmosomes?

A) Stratum basale
B) Stratum corneum
C) Stratum granulosum
D) Stratum lucidum
E) Stratum spinosum

E) Stratum spinosum

4

Keratin is synthesis in which layer of the epidermis?

A) Stratum basale
B) Stratum corneum
C) Stratum granulosum
D) Stratum lucidum
E) Stratum spinosum

C) Stratum granulosum

5

Which statement about melanocytes is true?

A) Black people have more melanocytes than white people
B) They are only found in the epidermis
C) They are the only cells in the epidermis that contain melanin
D) They protect us from x-rays
E) They synthesis melanin from tyrosine

E) They synthesise melanin from tyrosine

6

Where is melanin mostly found?

Keratinocytes

7

What does melanin protect you against?

UV light