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1

Protein that helps to protect and waterproof the skin

Keratin

2

What cells provide immunity to the body

Langherns cells

3

What gland is associated with hair follicles

Sebaceous

4

What gland is found in the external auditory meatus

Cerominous

5

Perspiration is produced by what gland

Sudoriferous

6

An inflammation of the sebaceous glands results in the skin condition called what?

Acne

7

Name the pigments of the skin

Melanin, carotene, hemoglobin

8

What cells produce pigments that result in skin color

Melanocytes

9

Freckles are the result of what

Melanin

10

The layer of the epidermis which contains cells that are capable of cell division is what layer of the skin

Stratum basale

11

Adipose tissue is found in which layer of the skin

Subcuteous

12

What layer of the skin contains dead cells

Stratum corneum

13

When an individual is cold what muscle contracts

Arrector pili

14

Which layer of the skin contains blood vessels

Papillary layer

15

Outermost layer of the epidermis

Stratum Corneum

16

Which layer of the skin is found in the palm of the hand

Stratum lucidum

17

This layer of the skin becomes keratinized

Stratum corneum

18

Medical specialty that can diagnose and treats skin disorder

Dermatologist

19

Inherited condition in which individuals can't produce melanin

Albinism

20

Helps to produce __________ when exposed to UV light

Vitamin D

21

Receptors in the dermis that are sensitive to touch

Meisners cells

22

Cells(tactile cells) are in the epidermis and also sensitive to touch

Mervel cells

23

Part of a nail that extends past the finger

Free edge

24

Base of the hair follicle

Bulb

25

Cuticle of the skin is made up of what?

Stratum corneum of epidermis

26

Produces new hair cells by cell division

Matrix

27

Main function of hair is

Protection

28

Ear wax

Cerumen

29

Sweat

Perspiration

30

Yellow-orange pigment

Carotene