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1

The dermis is, on average, _______ thick.

1 - 4 mm

2

The family of disorders of congenital collagen malformation is called ________.

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

3

What type of neuron carries pruritus?

Type C

4

Collagen I makes up roughly ____ percent of the weight of the skin.

85

5

Sun damage to elastin fibers is called _____.

solar elastosis

6

__________ is a congenital disorder of elastin formation. It presents with ______.

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum; "plucked chicken" skin, systemic hypertension, arterial rupture, and angioid streaks

7

Fetal collagen is mainly ________.

collagen III

8

"Eosinophilic" means _________.

pink

9

Leukocytosis vasculitis is an example of a type ______ immunopathology.

III

10

Free nerve endings mediate ______.

pain and pruritus

11

Pacinian corpuscles are _______ and reside mostly in the ______, in which they sense ______.

onion-shaped; genitals; vibration and pressure

12

Meissner's corpuscles are ________ and reside mostly in the ______, in which they sense _______.

pinecone-shaped; fingers; tactile/fine sensations

13

__________ is a molecular conversion necessary in the transformation of terminal hair to vellus hair.

Testosterone to 5-dihydrotestosterone

14

Eccrine glands are a type of _______ glands.

merocrine

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