Flashcards in Skin Test Deck (27)
The what layer is the part of the dermis directly below the epidermis
Stratum what is the horny layer of the epidermis that contains mature soft keratin
What is the study of the skin, it's nature, structure, functions, and diseases?
What is the underlying, or inner layer of the skin. It is also called Corium.
What is the skins protection from ultra violet Rays of the sun
What is also known as the sweat gland
What is another term for fatty tissue
Stratum what is the layer of the epidermis that looks like distinct granules
Statum what is a clear layer of transparent cells found in the epidermis
What nerve fibers control the sweat and oil glands of the skin
What is also know as the oil gland
What is the outermost, protective layer of the skin, also know as scarf skin
Name the two duct glands found in the skin
Sudoriferous and sebaceous
What is a highly sensitive and vascular layer of the skin
What nerve fibers react to heat, cold, pain, touch, and pressure
Sensory nerve fibers
What percent of moisture is in the skin?
A healthy body maintains a constant internal temp of about what degrees
What percentage of water is found in perspiration
Stratum what is the layer of the epidermis that contains a high percentage of skin pigment
Statum what is the layer of cells responsible for the growth of the epidermis
List the six functions of the skin.
Are the glands of the skin duct or ductless
List the four appendages of the skin
Sweat glands, oil glands, hair, nails
Which gland of the skin excrete and which gland secrets
Sweat - excretes
Oil - secrets
What percentage of sweat is water
What is a tubular gland that produces sweat