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an injury in which the involved body part has lose it's outer layer of skin or mucous membrane because it has been rubbed or scratched off

abrasion

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wound in which laps of skin and tissue are torn loose or pulled off completely

avulsion

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the result of heat or other thermal injury to the skin

burns

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the layer of skin located immediately above the hypodermis

dermis

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the superficial, outer layer of the skin that contains numerous nerve vessels, but no nerve endings

epidermis

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muscle attached at the base of the hair that pulls the hair perpendicular to the surface of the skin in cold or threatening situations

erector muscle

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the layer of tissue immediately below the dermis, also called subcutaneous tissue

hypodermis

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the bodys external surface, including the skin, nails, hair and sweat and oil glands

integumentary system

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a protein in the skin that is responsible for the strength and permeability of the epidermis

kreatin

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a wound with a smooth or jagged edge, resulting from a tearing or scraping action

laceration

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the dark pigment skin that protects the skin from the suns ultraviolet rays

melanin

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epidermal cells that contribute to skin color by producting a dark pigment called melanin

melanocytes

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glands that produced a solution containing salt ans urea that is secreted directly onto the surface of the skin through sweat pores

merocrine sweat glants