Integumentary System Flashcards Preview

A&P Lab > Integumentary System > Flashcards

Flashcards in Integumentary System Deck (11)
Loading flashcards...
1

Epidermis

Keratinized stratified squamous

2

5 Layers for thick skin

1. Stratum basale
2. Stratum spinosum
3. Stratum granulosum
4. Stratum lucidum
5. Stratum corneum

3

Stratum basale

Actively mitotic

4

Stratum spinosum

Produces keratin

5

Stratum granulosum

Water barrier: prevents dehydration of the underlying cells

6

Stratum lucidum

Immune function: helps fight infection

7

Stratum corneum

Protection for the skin

8

Dermis

Dense irregular connective tissue

9

2 Layers of dermis

Papillary
Reticular

10

Papillary

Finger print pattern

11

Reticular

Houses receptors and lymphatic nerve supply