Flashcards in Chapter 4 Deck (16):
The skin; composed of epidermal and dermal layers.
Tissue damage and cell death caused by intense heat, electricity, ultraviolet radiation (sunburn), or certain chemicals (such as acids), which denature proteins and cause cell death in the affected areas.
Layer of skin that is made up mostly of dense connective tissue.
The outermost layer of skin; is made up of stratified squamous epithelium that is capable of becoming hard and tough.
Glands that have ducts through which their secretions are carried to a body surface (skin or mucosa).
Collection of lymphocytes in a lymph node.
To produce keratin or become like keratin.
The dark pigment synthesized by melanocytes; responsible for skin color.
Membrane that forms the linings of body cavities open to the exterior (digestive, respiratory, urinary, and reproductive tracts).
A scalelike modification of the epidermis that corresponds to the hoof or claw of other animals.
Glands that empty their sebum secretion into hair follicles.
Membrane that lines a cavity without an opening to the outside of the body (except for joint cavities, which have a synovial membrane); serosa
Tissue beneath the skin.
The glands that produce a saline solution called sweat; also called sudoriferous glands.