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1

What system is the skin in?

Neurosensory

2

What is the body's largest organ?

The skin

3

What feed the hair follicle?

Blood vessels

4

What is hair made of?

Keratin

5

What layer is hair made in?

Dermal layer

6

As you lose _______ you lose hair color.

Melanocytes

7

Where are the hair melanocytes located?

In the bulb

8

Fine, arm hair

Vellus hair

9

Course hair in the pubic, chest, eyelashes

Terminal hair

10

Are formed when epidermal cells are converted into hard plates of keratin

Nails

11

Lipid, oily liquid

Sebum

12

Located everywhere except for palms and feet

Sebaceous Glands

13

What secretes sebum?

Sebaceous glands

14

Keeps hair and skin from drying out

Sebum

15

What are the two sweat glands

Eccrine and apocrine

16

Secretes sweat, salt water, sodium chloride

Eccrine gland

17

Secretes a thick, milky substance in the axilary, pubic, naval areas

Apocrine

18

A baby doesn't develop the ______ gland until they are 1-2 months old

Eccrine

19

What is a baby unable to do until 1-2 months?

Prevent fluid loss and function in temperature regulation.

20

Tiny white apples-sebaceous secrections on an infants head

Milia (cradle cap)

21

Vessels breaking underneath skin in elderly

Cecile purpura

22

Pale

Pallor

23

Blue

Cyanosis

24

Red

Erythema

25

Yellow

Jaundice

26

Significant hair loss

Allopecia

27

Bruises on baby child/diaper rash

Abuse

28

Staph wound on face

Impetigo

29

Lice

Pediculosis

30

What percentage of teens have acne?

70