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1

A blue/black pigment represents?

New bruise

2

What are Pacinian Corpuscles?

Sense pressure and vibrations

3

What is the function of Langerhans Cells?

Recognizes/removes foreign antigens

4

What is the function of Ceruminous Glands?

Produces cerumen (earwax), preventing foreign bodies from entering ear

5

Describe Stratum Spinosum.

Provides strength and flexibility to skin

6

What are Arrector Pili Muscles?

Pulls hair upright

7

What is the function of Synovial Membranes?

Lines freely moveable joints

8

What is the function of synovial fluid and what does it contain?

Lubricates joint cartilage and contains macrophages

9

What part of the body does Mucous Membrane/Mucosa line?

Lines a a body cavity that opens directly to the exterior

10

Describe the Parietal Layer of Serous Membrane.

Lines the cavity walls

11

A red/pink pigment represents?

Hemoglobin

12

What are Meissner Corpuscles?

Touch receptors

13

What is the 'shaft' of the hair?

Hair portion projecting through skin surface

14

A yellow pigment represents?

Jaundice (from medical condition)

15

What is the function of Sebaceous (Oil) Glands for the hair?

Lubrication

16

A yellow-orange pigment represents?

Carotene

17

Describe Stratum Basale/Germinativum.

Basement membrane containing keratinocytes

18

Describe the Visceral Layer of Serous Membrane.

Covers and adheres to the organs in the cavity

19

What part of the body does Serous Membrane line?

Lines/covers organs within the cavity

20

List the order of the Epidermal Layers from deep to superficial.

- S. Basale/Germinativum
- S. Spinosum
- S. Granulosum
- S. Lucidum
- S. Corneum

21

Where is the 'root' of the hair?

Deep to shaft, penetrating into dermis

22

Hardened plates of tightly packed, hard, dead, keratinized epidermal cells are known as?

Nails

23

A blue pigment represents?

Cyanosis (from poor circulation)

24

A yellow/green pigment represents?

Old bruise

25

Explain Epithelial Membranes.

Epithelial tissue with underlying CT layers

26

A redness/erythema pigment represents?

Inflammation

27

Describe Stratum Corneum.

Shedding keratinocytes

28

- Collagen fibres decrease
- Elastin losing elasticity
- Fibroblasts decrease
- Thinning of skin

These are the effects of?

Aging

29

- DNA damage
- Collagen and elastic fibre damage

These are the effects of?

Sun damage

30

Where is the 'follicle' of the hair?

Surrounding the root of hair