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Flashcards in Part 8 (integumentary) Deck (19):
1

The main cell type in the skin is the _______.

keratinocyte

2

Which layers of the epidermis contain living cells?

stratum basale, stratum spinosum, stratum granulosom

3

From where do the cells of the epidermis obtain oxygen and nutrients?

diffusion from blood vessels in the dermis

4

What happens in a first degree burn?

the epidermis is damaged

5

What happens in a second degree burn?

the epidermis is destroyed, and the dermis is damaged

6

What happens in a third degree burn?

the epidermis and dermis are destroyed, and the hypodermis is damaged

7

What is the stratum corneum composed of?

dead cells called keratinocytes

8

Which layer of the epidermis is found only in thick skin?

stratum lucidum

9

Which layer of the epidermis appears to be "spiky"?

stratum spinsosum

10

When the stratum basal and stratum spinosum are combined, what is its name?

stratum germinativum

11

What are the two layers of the dermis?

papillary layer and reticular layer

12

Which receptor is found in the papillary layer and is responsible for light touch?

Meissner's corpuscle

13

Which receptor is found in the reticular layer, and is responsible for deep touch?

Pacinian corpuscle

14

What are the two categories of cutaneous glands?

sebaceous (oil) glands and sweat glands

15

What type of gland produces sebum?

sebaceous gland

16

What are the two fluids secreted by sweat glands?

eccrine (clear perspiration) and apocrine (milky like perspiration)

17

What fluid has clear perspiration?

eccrine

18

What fluid has a milky like perspiration?

apocrine

19

What connects each hair to the dermis?

arrector pili muscles