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The what layer is the part of the dermis directly below the epidermis

Papillary layer

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Stratum what is the horny layer of the epidermis that contains mature soft keratin

Stratum corneum

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What is the study of the skin, it's nature, structure, functions, and diseases?

Dermatology

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What is the underlying, or inner layer of the skin. It is also called Corium.

Dermis

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What is the skins protection from ultra violet Rays of the sun

Melanin

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What is also known as the sweat gland

Sudoriferous

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What is another term for fatty tissue

Adipose

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Stratum what is the layer of the epidermis that looks like distinct granules

Granulosum

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Statum what is a clear layer of transparent cells found in the epidermis

Lucidum

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What nerve fibers control the sweat and oil glands of the skin

Secretory

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What is also know as the oil gland

Sebaceous gland

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What is the outermost, protective layer of the skin, also know as scarf skin

Epidermis

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Name the two duct glands found in the skin

Sudoriferous and sebaceous

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What is a highly sensitive and vascular layer of the skin

Dermis

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What nerve fibers react to heat, cold, pain, touch, and pressure

Sensory nerve fibers

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What percent of moisture is in the skin?

50-75%

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A healthy body maintains a constant internal temp of about what degrees

98.6 degrees

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What percentage of water is found in perspiration

99.5%

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Stratum what is the layer of the epidermis that contains a high percentage of skin pigment

Germinativum

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Statum what is the layer of cells responsible for the growth of the epidermis

Germinativum

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List the six functions of the skin.

S.H.A.P.E.S

Sensory
Heat regulation
Absorbsion
Protection
Excretion
Secretion

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Are the glands of the skin duct or ductless

Duct

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List the four appendages of the skin

Sweat glands, oil glands, hair, nails

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Which gland of the skin excrete and which gland secrets

Sweat - excretes

Oil - secrets

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What percentage of sweat is water

99.5

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What is a tubular gland that produces sweat

Sudoriferous

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What is a saccular gland that produces sebum

Sebaceous