Flashcards in Integumentary Vocab Deck (37):
Cover surfaces, line body cavities, and form protective sheets around organs.
Contain an epithelial sheet, combined with and under layer and of connective tissue.
Is your skin.
composed of epithelium resting on a loose connective tissue membrane.
composed of a layer of simple epithelium resting on a thin layer of areolar connective tissue.
lining the abdominal cavity and covering its organs.
surrounding the lungs;
Around the heart.
composed of soft areolar connective tissue and contain no epithelium cells.
Skin, hair, nails, and oil glands.
uppermost layer of skin.
made up of stratified squamous epithelium.
Made up mostly of dense connective tissues.
anchor skin and underlying organs.
the deepest cell layer.
the move away from the dermis.
skin cells die.
Pigment that ranges in color.
upper derminal region
indent the epidermis above.
The lower layer of the dermis.
are glands that secrete their products into ducts.
a small gland in the skin which secretes a lubricating oily matter (sebum) into the hair follicles to lubricate the skin and hair.
an oily secretion of the sebaceous glands.
open by a duct directly onto the skin surface
Cells which are classified as apocrine bud their secretions off through the plasma
the sheath of cells and connective tissue that surrounds the root of a hair.
muscles are small muscles attached to hair follicles in mammals
A fungal infection that usually begins between the toes.
boils and carbuncles
is an abscess in the skin caused by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus.
infection with the herpes simplex virus around the border of the lips.
A skin rash caused by contact with a certain substance.
A highly contagious skin infection that causes red sores on the face