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Acne

An inflammation of the sebaceous glands

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Albinism

Condition of the inability to produce melanin

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Arrector pili muscles

Contracts when cold, attached to hair.

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Ceremonious glands

Found in the ear canal

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Dermatology

Medical specialty dealing with skin

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Dermis

Lower layer of skin. Contains blood vessels

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Epidermis

Upper layer of skin

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Hair structure/ function

Shaft, follicle, bulb of follicle(matrix)
Protection

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Langerhans cells

Immune response- help recognize antigen.
In epidermis

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Melanocytes

Absorb uv light, produce pigment
In epidermis

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Melanoma

Skin cancer

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Sebaceous glands

Oil gland- by hair follicles

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Skin functions

Help to produce vitamin D, protection, immunity

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Subcutaneous layer

Adipose tissue is found in this layer

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Sudoriferous glands

Sweat glands