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What are the two types of cutaneous glands

Sebaceous
Sweat

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Cutaneous glands are all what type of glands

Exocrine

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Prevents brittle hair

Sebum

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Kills bacteria

Sebum

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If sebum accumulates over the sebaceous gland and then oxidizes and dries it forms what?

Black head

6

Cradle cap

Seborrhea

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Function of the sebaceous gland

Produce oil

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Where do sebaceous glands ducts empty to?

Into hair follicles
Directly onto skin surface

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When are sebaceous glands activated

Puberty

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An active infection of the sebaceous gland

Acne

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If a sebaceous gland is blocked by sebum what forms

White head

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Sebaceous glands

Oil glands

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Can be mild or extremely severe and lead to permanent scarring

Acne

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Produce sweat

Sudoriferous glands (sweat glands)

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Releases milky/yellow sweat

Apocrine

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Fast flowing sebum

Seborrhea

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Another name for oil

Sebum

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Widely distributed in skin

Sudoriferous glands

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Opens via duct to pore on skin surface

Eccrine

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Function of the sweat

Helps dissipate excess heat
Excretes waste products

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Ducts empty into hair follicles

Apocrine

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Where are the sebaceous glands located?

All over the skin except in palms and soles

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What is in the sweat of the apocrine gland

Fatty acids and proteins

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What are the skin appendages

Cutaneous glands
Hair
Hair follicles
Nails

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This type of sweat gland begins to function at puberty

Puberty in presence of androgens

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Over activity of sebaceous glands

Seborrhea

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Composition of sweat

Mostly water
Salts and vitamin c
Some metabolic waste
Fatty acids and proteins in apocrine only

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What does the odor of sweat come from

Bacteria

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What function of sweat cause bacteria growth

Acidic nature

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Lubricant for skin

Sebum

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Two types of sudoriferous glands

Eccrine
Apocrine

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Produces clear sweat

Eccrine