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what are the accessory organs?

hair, nails, sweat and oil glands

2

what makes up the integumentary system:

accessory organs and skin

3

nerve fibers:

beneath the skins surface provides sensations of temperature

4

what are the two layers of the skin?

epidermis and dermis

5

what are the functions of the subcutaneous layer of tissue?

binds the dermis to underlying structures; regulates temp; stores fat and cushions/is\insulates the body

6

in the basal layer what cells protect the skin from the damaging effects of the sun?

melanocytes

7

which accessory organs produce oils?

sebaceous gland

8

list the sensations provided by the skin?

heat, cold, pressure, and touch

9

skin:

cutane/o; derm/o; dermat/o

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sebum, sebaceous:

seb/o

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hair:

pil/o; trich/o

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sweat:

surd/o; hidr/o

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hyperhidrosis:

abnormally excessive sweating that's not necessarily related to higher temperatures or exercising

14

blue:

cyan/o

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red:

erythema/o; erythemat/o; erythr/o

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fungus:

myc/o

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black:

melan/o

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fat:

adipl/o; lip/o; steat/o

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nerve:

neur/o

20

arteriole:

arteriol/o

21

dry, scaly:

ichthy/o

22

ichthyosis:

genetic skin disorder characterized by dry scaling skin that may be thickened or very thin

23

horny tissue; hard; cornea:

kerat/o

24

dry:

xer/o; ichthy/o

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hardening; sclera:

scler/o

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xerosis:

abnormally dry skin

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scleroderma:

group of rare diseases that involve the hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissue

28

abnormal condition without sweat:

an/hidr/osis

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treatment without cold:

cry/o/therapy

30

resembling the skin:

derm/oid